Davey, P., 2009: A generally distributed species in Britain, the larva feeding on the red currant (Ribes rubrum), black currant (Ribes nigrum) and hop (Humulus lupulus). In Dorset, the moth appears to be restricted to currant bushes in allotments, nurseries and gardens where it occurs at low density, and to river valleys containing hop. There are no records from damp woodland containing red currant, a similar situation to that of the Spinach1757.
This species is similar to the Wormwood... Read More
Recorded in 36 (90%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1906. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats