Rare, presumed former resident, with one record from Shropshire in the 1940s.
Solidago virgaurea with larva feeding from August on unripe seeds and sometimes spinning flowers together.Full-fed by September, it hibernates in a silken cocoon on the ground.
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Recorded in 3 (2%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 1947.
(Data up to end 2020)