A rare and local species; last record for Staffordshire was on Cannock Chase in 2007.
Found in open, damp places, heathland.
Overwinters as a pupa while adults come to light and also sugar, as well as visiting sallow catkins.
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Recorded in 15 (11%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2013.
(Data up to end 2019)