Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Nationally Scarce B
Local Status: Rare and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: Mid Jun-Jul.
Foodplant: Mosses and lichens.
|Year first recorded||1882||1883||1882|
|Year last recorded||2012||1990||2014|
|Number of records||4||6||4|
|Number of individuals||3||2||3|
For the county, we have a total of 14 records from 12 sites. First recorded in 1882.
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Similar species: 1334 Scoparia ambigualis and 1334a Scoparia basistrigalis.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Between about 1880 and 1924 was recorded in vice-counties 61 to 64, often said to be common during the 1880s and 1890s but reports mention increasing scarcity after 1905. There have been no further records.
Beaumont, 2002: There has been no County record since 1924 until this moth was re-discovered in the south of vice-county 63 in 1990.