2230 Feathered Brindle Aporophyla australis
(Humphreys & Westwood, 1843)Wingspan 36-42 mm.
Occurring sporadically along the southern coastline of England from Suffolk to Cornwall, and also south Wales, the species inhabits a range of coastal habitats such as sandhills and shingle beaches.
Flying from August to October, the moths can be attracted to both sugar and light.
The caterpillars overwinter, feeding on a number of low plants such as sea-campion (Silene maritima) and grasses.