Downland, grassy slopes, especially near the sea.
Larva living and feeding in a movable case.
Bred ex larval cases found at Weeting Heath in 2013 (I. Barton, 10/06/13) and adult netted at Cranwich Heath.
First Norfolk record of a male taken at East Wretham in mid June 1974 (R.W.J. Uffen).
Erroneous VC27 reference [MBGBI vol3 p293]
|Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required|
|Case: A good quality photo or specimen of the case and plant/pabulum and gen. det. of bred moth is
Recorded in 7 (9%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1974.
Last Recorded in 2021.