Davey, P., 2009: A widespread species in Britain, the polyphagous larva preferring deciduous trees and shrubs. In Dorset, the moth is ubiquitous and common to abundant, with a prolonged flight period between mid-February and mid-June. The following individuals were recorded at light traps on rather early dates: Puddletown, on 25 December 2002 (H Wood Homer), Ashington, on 31 December 1988 (J Fradgley).
Recorded in 38 (95%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1939. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats