Morley's Final Catalogue: Rare; near Ipswich (Harwood), Bentley (Garrett), Beccles (Crf): ante 1890. Beccles, one in 1922 (Gls); Blythburgh, common (Btn). Larvae frequent under boards on mud, North Cove great carr, April 1935; but imago never seen in Suffolk (Mly).
Recent Suffolk Status: Locally common in the Breck and parts of the Sandlings.
Life history: Single-brooded in the summer.
Identification: Broad whitish fore-wings with black dots render this species easy to identify.
Habitat: Heathland, damp grassland and fens.
Recorded in 29 (50%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1922. Last Recorded in 2023. Additional Stats