Resident. Adults generally occur singly or sparingly at mv light,although they are sometimes fairly common amongst sand-dunes, vegetated shingle beaches, and on chalk downland; larvae can be very common. Very local. Single-brooded, flying mainly from the second week of June to late August. Larvae feed on gorse. (Pratt, 2011).
Crowborough, 08 vii 2018 Photo: Bill Welch
Heyshott Common, 14 vii 2019 Photo: Dave and Pen Green
Wych Cross, 29 vii 2019 Photo: Hew Prendergast
Lewes, 29 vii 2020 Photo: Peter Tinning
Eastbourne, 06 viii 2020 Photo: Dave Lester
Ashdown Forest, 07 viii 2020 Photo: Charles Waters