Norfolk status Widespread. Regularly recorded at coastal areas and to a lesser extent inland chalk downs and rough pasture land where food-plant occurs.
Separated from Neocochylis hybridella by the lack of a white thorax and from Neocochylis dubitana by the black head and labial palpi. (White in Neocochylis dubitana). Beware of worn specimens that could cause confusion.
Recorded in 63 (85%) of 74 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1874. Last Recorded in 2021. Additional Stats