Scrub, woodland, hedgerows and wet heathland.
A few claimed Norfolk records, please retain specimens for confirmation.
In well marked specimens an enlarged costal blotch, which extends to near the apex, distinguish this species from A. laterana and A. comariana
Adult moths are generally on the wing from August till October, whereupon they hibernate and reappear the following spring.
Verification Grade Comment: Well marked specimens Grade 3 otherwise Grade 4
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Recorded in 25 (36%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.