Davey, P., 2009: Common across much of Britain, apart from northern Scotland, the larva feeding on the flowers and leaves of a wide range of plants. In Dorset, the moth occurs in most deciduous habitats and it is often common.
Similar species is: Larch Pug. Diagnostics include: smaller discal spot; less sharply angled post-median line where it curves around the discal spot.
Recorded in 32 (80%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1934. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats