A common species in the south but has been spreading northwards.
A species of woodland and scrub on calcareous soils, open hillsides with Ash.
Overwinters as a pupa and adults are attracted to light and to sugar.
Verification Grade Comment: Photo needed away from known sites.
Recorded in 62 (44%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)