Davey, P., 2009: A widespread species across Britain, the larva feeding on birch (Betulae spp.). In Dorset, the moth is common in birch woodland and locally abundant, particularly so amongst birch growing on sandy soils.
The species resembles the Swallow Prominent, and care is needed in identifying each correctly.
Recorded in 38 (95%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1930. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats