Davey, P., 2009: A widespread species in Britain, the larva feeding at first in spun leaves of oak (Quercus spp.), beech (Fagus spp.), poplar (Populus spp.), willow (Salix spp.) and hawthorn (Crataegus spp.), and later nocturnally on herbaceous plants. In Dorset, the moth is locally abundant in deciduous woodland, but becomes less frequent in open habitats.
Recorded in 35 (88%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1934. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats
September - November
Oaks, poplars, Beech, sallows, Hawthorn, other plants