This species is unlikely to be confused with any other, except the Small Magpie (Eurrhypara hortulata) micro moth and the Clouded Magpie (A. sylvata) which are both considerably smaller.
Pupates on the foodplant.
Although usually found around moorland heather but can also be found in gardens, woodlands and hedgerows.
Recorded in 126 (46.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in August 2018
Recorded date range (Adult): 11 May to 26 September
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 14 May to 22 June