This is one of three rather similar Cosmia species found in the UK.
Pupates in leaf litter.
Elm woodland and hedgerows
Recorded in 74 (27.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in August 2019
Recorded date range (Adult): 22 June to 04 September
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 09 May to 14 June