Davey, P., 2009: A species occurring throughout England and Wales, but more local elsewhere, the larva feeding on a variety of deciduous tree and shrub species. In Dorset, the moth is widespread but rarely common. There is no indication of any favoured habitat from the records available. The larva has been found feeding on sallow (Salix spp.) in Hurn Forest.
Recorded in 35 (88%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1940. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats