Morley’s Final Catalogue: Occurs with, and is not scarcer than Pandemis heparana, everywhere from Bentley Woods to Gorleston palings; Monks Soham.
Recent Status: An abundant species in Suffolk.
Life Style: A double brooded species that comes to light It may be found from May to October. The larvae feed from untidy spinnings on leaves of a variety of trees and shrubs. The larvae hibernate. They pupate in the larval habitation.
Identification: A small sexually dimorphic species. The male is smaller with a costal fold. They are an orange brown with markings of variable intensity that form a narrow oblique band mid wing and a darkening towards the termen. There is sometimes a reticulate pattern. There are usually two small dark patches along the dorsum. More Info
Recorded in 43 (74%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1965. Last Recorded in 2021. Additional Stats