A rather nondescript brown moth, smaller than P. obscurana with obscure markings and obsolescent ocellus. Reference to the genitalia required for determination.
The only British record for many years was of a male taken in Surrey on 15th April 1961. (BTS. vol2. p223)
First Norfolk record of a male taken at East Walton Common on 22nd April 2011 (J. Wheeler, R. Jones, gen.det. J. Clifton)
|Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required|
Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2011.
Last Recorded in 2011.