Morley’s Final Catalogue: Not listed. Not recorded in Britain during Morley’s time.
Recent Status: A fairly common species in Suffolk.
Life Style: A single brooded species flying in June, July and August and coming to light. The larvae feed in seeds of Acer pseudoplatanus. They leave the seed case to pupate.
Identification: A dark winged species with prominent pale short costal strigulae and a large oblique dorsal blotch of yellow orange. The wing is variably shaded orange. This may be limited to around the costal strigulae or be dominant over the entire wing.
Recorded in 20 (34%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1951. Last Recorded in 2021. Additional Stats