There are two main forms of this species. In one form, the male is orange and the female is pale yellow. In f. corylaria the orange ground colour is restricted to the central bands and is of variable size.
Pupates between spun leaves.
Old established woodland and heathland.
Recorded in 5 (1.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in June 1963
Recorded date range (Adult): 16 June to 27 July
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 22 June to 22 June