Lackey moths are highly variable in colour, ranging from sandy yellow to dark brown with faint wide cross-lines on both sets of wings.
The larvae feed in communal webs on low shrubs and sometimes trees and are commonly found in suburban hedges and planting schemes.
Open, sunny locations especially hedgerows, scrubby places, gardens and open woodland.
Recorded in 115 (42.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in August 2021
Recorded date range (Adult): 04 May to 02 September
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 29 April to 05 July