Two pre-1900 records listed by Barrett.
Can be identified by the small black dot at the base of each forewing.
Larvae feed in the flowers and seeds of Common Mallow and Hollyhock during June-July.
Thought to overwinter in thatch, look out for worn post-hibernation specimens.
First modern-day records at Great Yarmouth in May 2020 (I. Mills, first on 07/05/2020 Gen. Det. Male D. Hipperson)
Several recent records from Suffolk.
|Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required. |
Recorded in 3 (4%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.