Norfolk status Rare species nationally in marshes, fens, river-banks and other damp areas.
Very few confirmed Norfolk records, mainly from the Broads, including Burgh Common (K. Saul, 1992), Sutton (K. Saul, K. Bland, 1999), Wayford (K. Saul, 2010), Woodbastwick (K. Saul, 2013), Strumpshaw (C. Lewis, 2015).
New for West Norfolk at Boughton Fen in 2013 (D. Jones).
Dissection required if a moth is too worn to enable any/all of the critical features to be seen.
The Larvae feed on the catkins of Sallow.
Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required
Recorded in 9 (12%) of 74 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1874. Last Recorded in 2020. Additional Stats