A fairly common resident.Found in a range of habitats.Overwinters as an egg. Females have vestigial wings and are flightless, males fly from dusk and come readily to light.Note Males are very similar to Winter Moth but more silky in appearance, usually slightly bigger and the hindwings are longer and more white and protrude slightly beyond the forewings when resting.
Recorded in 71 (51%) of 140 10k Squares.First Recorded in 1887.Last Recorded in 2022.(Data up to end 2022)Additional Stats
Golden Cinnabar Membership