Davey, P., 2009: A widespread species in Britain, the larva feeding at first on sallow (Salix spp.) and poplar (Populus spp.) catkins, and later on herbaceous plants. In Dorset, the moth is locally common in damp places such as mire, marsh, river valleys, damp grassland, and damp woods where sallows and/or poplars grow.
Recorded in 36 (90%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1934. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats