Norfolk status Local. Similar to D. flavidorsana, comparatively broad medio-dorsal blotch of the forewing. Best separated by genitalia dissection. Rough hillsides, meadows and uncultivated ground and occasionally gardens. The moth flies in sunshine during the day and also at dusk; in the late afternoon it may be found resting on the flowers of the foodplants.
Verification Grade Comment: Please note, this Grade is under review by the NMS and likely to change.
Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required
Recorded in 30 (43%) of 69 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1884. Last Recorded in 2018. Additional Stats