This moth is distinguished by its dark colouration suffused with yellow and with metallic edging of the median fascia and forewing. It flies wildly over trees and bushes in the afternoon and evening.
Wooded areas and orchards.
Recorded in 36 (13.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in May 2022
Recorded date range (Adult): 02 May to 08 August
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 28 May to 05 June
Recorded date range (Pupa): 06 May to 06 May