Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: The majority of these records probably originate from larvae on introduced bushes which may now be established. However we do also have records from indigenous Yorkshire plants where the moth may well have been an unnoticed resident for many years.
2012 (CHF): This species seemed to be quite common and widespread in the 1990s but has declined considerably in the last few years although we still get scattered records in all five VCs. A decline has been noticed in other parts of the country.
Recorded in 69 (35%) of 200 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1880. Last Recorded in 2022. Additional Stats