Oxyptilus parvidactyla (Haworth, 1811)
45.0250 (B&F: 1490)
Previously:Oxyptilus parvidactylus (Haworth, 1811)
Nationally Scarce B
A resident that is possibly extinct with no records since 1996. The moth is usually associated with downland and vegetated shingle beaches. It is single-brooded, flying mainly from the second week of June to early August. The larval foodplant has not been recorded in Sussex but is mouse-ear hawkweed elsewhere. (Pratt, 2011).