A large, grey moth with a distinctive dark-bordered band on the forewing. The larvae feed on Gooseberry, causing sufficient damage to be a serious pest in some areas, no evidence of breeding in the UK, although an adventive origin cannot be ruled out.
1st Norfolk & 2nd UK record at Rockland in 1992.
Verification Grade Comment: Scarce immigrant/possible adventive/few records
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 2 (3%) of 74 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1992. Last Recorded in 2006. Additional Stats