This species is quite variable in colour, but can be easily recognised by its very long upturned palps or 'snout'.
Pupates in the leaves of the food plant.
Woodland, scrub, hedgerows and gardens.
Recorded in 146 (54.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in October 2018
Recorded date range (Adult): 26 April to 29 October
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 28 June to 05 July