Norfolk status Rare. Occurs in open woodland, parks and gardens.
Widely distributed and locally common in the south-eastern counties of England, becoming scarcer north and west. Very local in Scotland. Apparently unknown from Ireland. Larvae spin the leaves of the foodplant, living within beneath a white silken web.
Old records from VC27. (Whittingham Collection - Norwich Castle Museum) New records at East Winch (VC28) in 2011.
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 6 (8%) of 74 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1907. Last Recorded in 2021. Additional Stats