Davey, P., 2009: A common species in England and Wales, more local elsewhere, the larva feeding on oak (Quercus spp.), elm (Ulmus spp.), hazel (Corylus avellana), aspen (Populus tremula), alder (Alnus spp.) and a variety of other deciduous tree species. In Dorset, the moth is common in mature oak woodland and frequent in deciduous woods generally. The moth is occasionally recorded in open country.
Recorded in 36 (90%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1934. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats