This is a very variable species.
This is no longer considered to be a separate species from the Small Engrailed.
Pupates in loose soil.
Woodland, heathland, scrub, hedgerows and gardens.
Recorded in 100 (37%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in August 2019
Recorded date range (Adult): 07 February to 10 November
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 11 May to 11 June