The males of this species fly in the afternoon but do come to light as well. The females only fly at night and come to light.
Pupates in a long cocoon near to the ground.
Heathland, coastal and other grasslands, fen, open woodland, scrub.
Recorded in 12 (4.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in June 2018
Recorded date range (Adult): 23 May to 29 June
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 31 July to 31 July