Similar to Apotomis capreana but has a straighter median fascia, and lacks the black dots in the subterminal fascia.
Common and widespread throughout the British Isles in open woodland and margins of woods where birch is well established, and also heaths and hillsides where scattered trees and bushes grow.
Recorded in 53 (77%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.