One of the smaller members of the Lasiocampidae and unlikely to be confused with other moths flying at the time of year.
Pupates in a cocoon in leaf litter.
Heathland and the edges of woodland. Favours sunny locations.
Recorded in 24 (8.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in September 2018
Recorded date range (Adult): 17 August to 01 October
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 07 May to 25 August