Davey, P., 2009: A common species throughout Britain, the larva feeding on the roots and inner stems of a wide variety of herbaceous plants. In Dorset, the moth is widespread and common, although at low density in open heathland. It is on the wing for a relatively protracted period between late July and mid October.
Recorded in 36 (90%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1888. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats