Capperia britanniodactylus (Gregson, 1869)
45.0280 (B&F: 1494)
Previously:Capperia britanniodactyla (Gregson, 1869)
Capperia teucrii (Jordan, 1869)
Capperia heterodactyla sensu auctt. nec (Müller, 1764)
Nationally Scarce B
A scarce, Nationally Notable moth which inhabits a wide range of habitats including heathland, vegetated shingle beaches, woodland and downland. It is very local and irregular in appearance and is single-brooded, flying mainly from early June to mid August. The larvae feed on rest harrow along the coast. (Pratt, 2011).