Davey, P., 2009: A locally common species in southern Britain, rarer further north, the larva feeding on oak (Quercus spp.). In Dorset, the moth is common only very locally, and very much restricted to old oak woods; away from this habitat the moth is rarely encountered. The species, which is on the wing between late August and late September, seems to share the same habitat preferences as the Small Brindled Beauty1925, another very local species. Localities where it is well established... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 12 (30%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1960. Last Recorded in 2012. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats