Wingspan of 35-40 mm. Forewings whitish-brown generally tinged with grey and marked with a few black dots and a pale yellowish to pinkish sub-marginal line. Hindwings whitish and head yellowish-brown.
Length up to 45 mm. Body yellowish-green, speckled with white or creamy white. Three pale lines are present dorsally and a yellow stripe broadly edged above with greenish black runs along each side. Head is yellowish-brown.
Hemispherical, ribbed and yellowish white when laid, becoming brownish-red with age. Laid in untidy batches on twigs or leaves and hatch in ca. 10 days.
Europe and parts of Asia
Primarily apple (Malus), blackberry, raspberry (Rubus) and strawberry (Fragaria).
Larvae feed on flowers and foliage of apples and cane fruit. In strawberry larvae often destroy flowers, webbing petals together with silk. Later instars feed on foliage, which may be extensive.