Forewing Length: 10-12mm
Care must be taken when trying to identify the forester moths.The Cistus Forerster is much small than the Forester or Scarce Forester of the same sex. to determine the species check the antennae and refer to a guide book.
Single-brooded, Late May - July
Larval Food plants
Common Rock Rose
Warm Flower rich chalk and limestone grassland hills.
Nationally Scarce B, but fairly common on suitable Wiltshire habitat