An uncommon and declining resident.
A species of gardens, riverbanks, damp grassland.
Overwinters as a larva and adults come to light but more often to sugar.
Note Feathered Gothic has narrower wings, dark cross-lines and, in the male, a feathered antennae. It also flies later in the year.
Recorded in 83 (59%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)