A very rare species restricted to Whixall Moss in Shropshire.
A species of damp heaths, bogs, mosses and fens.
Note The common pyralid moth Hypsopygia costalis is often mistaken for this species. Habitat alone should exclude it.
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Recorded in 5 (4%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2017.
(Data up to end 2019)