Davey, P., 2009: A widespread species in Britain, the larva feeding nocturnally on nettle (Urtica dioica). In Dorset, the moth is frequent to common wherever nettles grow. The peak of the second brood is slightly larger on average, than the peak of the first.
Recorded in 42 (105%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1930. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats