A species of heaths, moors, woodland rides and clearings.
Overwinters as a pupa. Adults may be found on sallow catkins and are attracted to light.
There can be confusion with Early Tooth-striped. Look at the antennae: This species has feathered antennae (more so on the male, but the female also) whereas Early Tooth-striped has simple antennae (both male and female.
Recorded in 76 (54%) of 140 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1887. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats