During the peak of its season, this is one of the most common species found in light traps.
Overwinters underground as a larva and pupates in the spring.
Arable farmland, pasture and gardens.
Recorded in 151 (55.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in September 2019
Recorded date range (Adult): 13 April to 28 October
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 28 June to 05 July