The larvae of this species feed on the ripening seeds of the food plant.
Pupates in leaf litter at the base of the food plant.
Wetland localities including fens, marshes and wet meadows.
Recorded in 10 (3.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in July 2009
Recorded date range (Adult): 29 May to 16 August
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 22 July to 13 August