Morley’s Final Catalogue: Frequent by wood-beating. Bentley Woods on poplar in Mav Dodnash Wood, Ipswich; Letheringham Park; at Monks Soham light in June; Blythburgh Wood, Southwold, Weston; Gorleston palings. Unnoticed in the west, excepting Monks-park Wood in 1935
Recent Status: A common species across Suffolk.
Life Style: A single brooded species flying in late spring and early summer. The larvae feed from a spun retreat amongst the foodplant that is a huge range of herbaceous plants, shrubs and deciduous and coniferous trees.
Identification: A variable but generally easily recognised species from the forward edge of the central band. A basal mark is seldom strong and there is a pre-apical mark. The forewing is strongly strigulate. More Info
Recorded in 40 (69%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1935. Last Recorded in 2020. Additional Stats