Norfolk status Can be found where the foodplant wild thyme grows but stated to occur in sandhills and limestone habitats. Being one of the smallest members of the family, although variable in wing markings, can usually be identified without reference to genitalia. (MBGBI Vol 4(2) p180)
Small size should separate from other Scrobipalpa of which it could be easily confused with.
Recent confirmed record of several specimens taken at Weeting NWT (J.Wheeler, 18/06/11 gen. det. J. Clifton)
Verification Grade Comment: Small size diagnostic, If uncertain = Grade 4
Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required
Recorded in 6 (8%) of 74 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1874. Last Recorded in 2020. Additional Stats