Davey, P., 2009: A common species in Britain, the larva feeding on many plants including sallow (Salix spp.), birch (Betula spp.), bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus), dock (Rumex spp.) and bramble (Rubus fruticosus). In Dorset, the moth is common in every habitat apart from open heathland where it is frequent only.
Recorded in 39 (98%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1932. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats