Morley's Final Catalogue: Now certainly a good deal commoner than the last kind, though not considered to be so by Bloomfield in 1890. Copdock at light in May 1896 (Hkg); Bentley about 1870 (Garrett) and bred thence in 1932-3 (Bp); occasionally at light in Ipswich, e.g. in April 1894 (Mly). Playford and Brandeston (Gr), and larva beaten at Stowmarket (C, Nat. 1858, 134). Needham (L), in 1922 (Platten). Aldeburgh (Hele). Norton Wood (Norgate); and near Newmarket (Ent. Wk. Int. i, 155). Gorleston in 1925 (Mr); Lowestoft (Mitton) and Mildenhall (Gd.) in 1937.
Recent Status: A common and widespread moth in our county.
Identification: Compare with Scarce Chocolate-tip and Small Chocolate-tip.
Habitat: Woodland containing Aspen, Poplars, Sallows and Willows.
Recorded in 45 (78%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1870. Last Recorded in 2021. Additional Stats