Davey, P., 2009: A species confined to England, the larva feeding on oak (Quercus spp.), and, occasionally on elm (Ulmus spp.), hazel (Corylus avellana) and sweet chestnut (Castanea sativa). The female is wingless. In Dorset the moth is local and colonises old oak woodland; mature oaks in parkland provide additional habitat.
Recorded in 18 (45%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1940. Last Recorded in 2017. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats