The adults of this species can often be seen flying around cherry trees in the evening. The angle of the markings on the forewing can usually be used to distinguish this species from A. bonnetella.
The larvae feed inside cherries and can be a pest in cherry orchards.
Recorded in 49 (18.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in August 2021
Recorded date range (Adult): 30 May to 19 September