Davey, P., 2009: A widespread species in Britain, most frequent in southern England and Wales, the larva is polyphagous and its diet includes various herbaceous plants, honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum) and bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus). In Dorset, this fine moth is frequent in deciduous woodland, and locally common in old woods with dense vegetation on chalky soils. The moth is usually rare or absent well away from woodland.
Recorded in 36 (90%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1934. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats