Distributed locally in south-western England, Wales and parts of south-east England, this appears to be a declining species.
Confirmed record of single adult in 1991 at Holme Dunes.
Barrett [Trans. N&NNS, 1874] Leucania turca, Linn.
"Recorded at Foulsham by the Rev. T. H. Marsh. I have seen no Norfolk specimen".
Verification Grade Comment: Very rare.
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Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 1991.