Wingspan of 12-16 mm. Forewings silvery grey to pale brown with dark red-brown markings. Hindwings grey with whitish cilia.
Length up to 18 mm. Body yellowish green with pale, indistinct pinacula. Head yellowish green to pale green and prothoracic plate mainly pale green. Anal plate pale green often speckled black.
Lemon yellow when laid, turning light brown. Laid in clusters on the underside of leaves.
Western Europe and Asia.
A range of fruit trees and shrubs, including grape (Vitis), apple (Malus), pear (Pyrus), raspberry (Rubus) and gooseberry (Ribes).
Early instars feed on developing buds while later instars move to feed on leaves and young fruit in the shelter of rolled leaves.