Norfolk status Nationally scarce (Nb) in grassy areas, on chalky and sandy soils.
Dark brown forewing, sometimes showing a purple tinge, with scattered paler scales. The white colouring of the abdomen underside can be used with caution to identify this species, however many species in this genus show a paler colour.
First Norfolk record of a male netted on Cranwich Heath in 2013. (I. Barton, K. Rosewarne, 18/06/2013)
[MBGBI vol4.1 p286]
Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required
Recorded in 3 (4%) of 69 10k Squares. First Recorded in 2013. Last Recorded in 2020. Additional Stats