Davey, P., 2009: A species limited to southern Britain, the larva feeding on traveller's-joy (Clematis vitalba). In Dorset, the moth is common wherever the foodplant grows in woods, plantations and hedges, mostly on chalky soils. The peak of the second brood is, on average, nearly twice as large as that of the first brood.
Recorded in 38 (95%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1934. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats