This is a quite variable species, with the ground colour ranging from ochreous-yellow to dark brown.
Pupates in loose soil.
Woodland, heathland, scrub, fens, grassland with scrub.
Recorded in 137 (50.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in August 2021
Recorded date range (Adult): 18 April to 17 September
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 05 May to 11 June