Davey, P., 2009: A widely distributed species in Britain, the larva feeding on oak (Quercus spp.), sallow (Salix spp.), hazel (Corylus avellana), blackthorn (Prunus spp.) and hawthorn (Crataegus spp.). In Dorset, the moth is abundant in deciduous woodland and frequent amongst scrub and hedgerow containing one or more of its host foodplants.
Recorded in 38 (95%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1934. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats