Widespread but local, the Brecklands of Norfolk and Suffolk being one of its key national strongholds.
Broadleaved woodland on chalk, gravel or clay, hedgerows, heathland, scrub.
One little known way of finding this species is to search for the adult at the flowers of burdock after dark.
Larvae feed on a variety of plants.
Recorded in 49 (66%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.