The typical form of this species is creamy white with a slight silken lustre. There is also a differently-marked form, f. warringtonellus, which has heavy streaking.
Grassland, gardens, woodland, heathland and fens.
Recorded in 134 (49.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in August 2021
Recorded date range (Adult): 23 May to 23 September
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 15 July to 15 July