This is a distinctive species. It rests with wings pressed against tree or wall similar to geometrid moths.
Pupates on the food plant.
Wooded areas, usually damp and boggy. Occasionally in rural gardens.
Recorded in 7 (2.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in August 2021
Recorded date range (Adult): 02 July to 09 August