Davey, P., 2009: A declining species in south-east England and East Anglia, the larva feeding on the catkins and afterwards on the leaves of black-poplar (Populus nigra), or, if the catkins fall to the ground, on herbaceous plants. Its preferred habitat is poplar-dominated open woodland and mature poplar groves usually on the floor of river valleys. The moth has been recorded on three occasions in Dorset. A second individual was trapped on the same night as the Wareham example, in central Kent,... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 5 (13%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1997. Last Recorded in 2011. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats