The females of this species are larger than the males. The moths resemble dried oak leaves when at rest.
Pupates in a cocoon attached to vegetation.
Hedgerows, scrub, gardens.
Recorded in 38 (14.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in July 1996
Recorded date range (Adult): 16 May to 13 August
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 13 May to 16 June