This species has a diagnostic forewing shape, with a straight leading edge which is curved towards the tip. Similar yellow forms of Dingy and Buff Footman are larger and later in year.
Pupates amongst lichens.
Mature oak and beech woodland and scrub.
Recorded in 52 (19.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in August 2021
Recorded date range (Adult): 26 April to 14 August