This is one of several powdery-looking greyish moths which can be difficult to distinguish. However, this species has a distinctly round whitish orbicular stigma with a darker centre and whitish hindwings.
Pupates in a crevice, usually in tree-bark.
Woodland, fens, heathland, scrub, grassland and gardens.
Recorded in 109 (40.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in August 2021
Recorded date range (Adult): 20 April to 27 September
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 02 July to 29 August