This species can only be positively identified by genital dissection, although the grey antennae which black stripes can help with isolating likely specimens for further investigation.
The larvae are believed to feed on the tips of blackthorn shoots.
Pupates in spun leaves.
Old blackthorn hedgerows.
Recorded in 1 (0.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in August 2010
Recorded date range (Adult): 03 August to 03 August