Pediasia aridella (Thunberg, 1788)
63.1100 (B&F: 1324)
Nationally Scarce B
A coastal resident, Nationally Notable B moth. It usually occurs singly or sparingly at mv light along the coast on vegetated shingle beaches and amongst sand-dunes. It is sometimes fairly common to common at Rye. It is single-brooded, flying mainly from mid June to late August, occasionally from late May or to the third week of September. The larvae feed on common saltmarsh grass. (Pratt, 2011).