Davey, P., 2009: A species occurring in southern England and south-east Wales, the larva feeding on lichens growing on the branches and the trunks of oak (Quercus spp.) and beech (Fagus sylvatica). In Dorset, the moth is resident in mature oak woodland and beech plantation, and is locally common in such places. The moth is seldom encountered away from deciduous woodland, however, the light trap record below is an exception, during a north-easterly airflow: Portland, on 14 May 1998 (M Cade).
Recorded in 36 (90%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1934. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats