This species is local in Britain, inhabiting woodlands in two generations, one in June and July, they second from September till May. This species is similar to many members of the Tortrix family, and is often overlooked as a micro. The pattern on the forewing is extremly variable, and there a several forms in Britain. Similar micros include the Strawberry Tortrix.
The Oak Nycteoline (Nycteola revayana) is a moth in the Noctuidae family.