Resident. In West Sussex the moth is sometimes fairly common at mv light on heaths and amongst deciduous woodland, while in East Sussex sightings are confined to singletons on Ashdown Forest. Single-brooded, flying mainly from the second week of June to early August, occasionally to late August. Larvae are associated with heather. (Pratt, 2011).
Lindfield, 14 vi 2017 Photo: Bob Foreman
Chailey Common, 12 vi 2018 Photo: Dave and Pen Green