This species is usually larger than the similar Sallow Kitten.
Pupates in a hard cocoon incorporating macerated wood on the food plant.
Poplar plantations and woodland.
Recorded in 30 (11.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in May 2019
Recorded date range (Adult): 11 April to 11 August
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 11 July to 11 July