A resident species, generally occurring singly at mv light, occasionally sparingly, in a few places in both vice-counties. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late June to mid-August. Larvae associated with wild parsnip, cow parsnip and hogweed. (Pratt, 2011).
Whatlington, E. Sussex, 25 vii 2010 Photo: Peter Tinning
Found by Michael Blencowe Friston Forest, 10 viii 2016 Photo: Bob Foreman
feeding on hogweed umbellifer Littlehampton Golf Course, 22 vi 2017 Photo: Colin Knight