Davey, P., 2009: A widespread species in southern Britain, more local further north, the larva feeding on honeysuckle (Lonicera spp.). In Dorset, the moth is ubiquitous and frequent, rising to common along woodland edges, hedge banks and among scrub on undercliffs. Very early examples include the following light trap records: Preston, on 8 December 2004 (R Lambert), Gaunts Common, 30 November 1994 (P Davey).
Recorded in 38 (95%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1934. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats