This species has distinct mottling to the forewing, with several dark dots along the leading edge.
Pupates in loose soil.
Grassland, scrub, open woodland and gardens.
Recorded in 91 (33.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in April 2020
Recorded date range (Adult): 08 January to 11 November
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 09 January to 09 January