Recent Status: A rare species in Suffolk possibly under-recorded.
Life Style: A single brooded species flying during July and August and coming to light. The larvae feed in the flower and seed heads of Tanacetum vulgare and Achillea ptarmica. They hibernate fully fed in the seed-head or stem and pupate in the spring.
Identification: This small narrow winged species is a pale ochre with discrete white markings, partly black edged and a central small black spot at three quarters. The palps have large forward projecting scales. The wing is variably shaded grey. It is unmistakeable. More Info
Recorded in 6 (10%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 2004. Last Recorded in 2021. Additional Stats