The ground colour of this species varies from pale grey to dark sooty-grey.
Pupates in a bark crevice or in moss or leaf litter.
Gardens, parks, woodland, scrub and heathland.
Recorded in 85 (31.5%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in July 2018
Recorded date range (Adult): 15 May to 27 August
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 19 August to 08 October