The male of this species is a quite variable. The females are completely wingless.
Pupates in loose soil.
Woodland, scrub, hedgerows, gardens and heathland.
Recorded in 46 (17%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in January 2019
Recorded date range (Adult): 01 January to 31 December
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 07 May to 13 June