Very little is known about the ecology of this moth Bright wave moth range
Since 1980, this species has been recorded from three coastal areas in Suffolk, Essex and Kent, and may occur in other areas when blown by the wind Bright wave moth habitat
Inhabits sandy shingle beaches, golf-course rough and coastal sand hills Bright wave moth status
Classified as Rare in Great Britain but may be re-classified as Vulnerable Bright wave moth threats
The main threats to this species include coastal erosion, golf-course management and pressure from humans using beaches inhabited by the Bright Wave moth for recreational purposes Bright wave moth conservation
The Bright Wave moth is a priority species under the UK Biodiversity Action Plan. It is also included in English Nature's Species Recovery Programme, which funded survey work in 1997
The UK Biodiversity Action Plan for this species is available at UK BAP.
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