Norfolk status Only ever recorded from Norfolk in the British Isles and has not been seen since about 1900, but may still exist!?
First recorded in 1881 from the King’s Lynn/Dersingham bog area on boggy heaths where Myrica gale is found. Dozens of larvae were collected and adults netted freely flying about Myrica gale in the early evening (Atmore, 1889).
See also: Choristoneura lafauryana
Verification Grade Comment: Considered Extinct
Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required
Recorded in 1 (1%) of 74 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1881. Last Recorded in 1900. Additional Stats