This species is unlikely to be confused with any other moth flying at the same time of year.
Larvae feed at night, resting along a twig or on bark during the day.
Pupates under bark or in plant debris.
Mainly woodland, occasionally in scrubland, hedgerows and gardens.
Recorded in 55 (20.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in December 2022
Recorded date range (Adult): 01 January to 26 December
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 11 May to 15 July