Davey, P., 2009: A generally distributed species in Britain, the larva feeding in the flowers and seeds of hemp-nettle (Galeopsis spp.) and woundwort (Stachys spp.). In Dorset, the moth is widespread and frequent. Host plants in the county are bifid hemp-nettle (Galeopsis bifida), betony (Stachys officinalis), hedge woundwort (Stachys sylvatica) and marsh woundwort (Stachys palustris).
Recorded in 39 (98%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1934. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats