This is a very variable species. It is one of three very similar species and is not easily discernible from the Lesser Common Rustic and the Remm's Rustic.
Pupates in loose soil.
Fens, grassland, heathland, open woodland, scrub and gardens.
Recorded in 108 (40%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in August 2018
Recorded date range (Adult): 01 June to 22 September
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 11 April to 11 April