This moth is sexually dimorphic in that the males are generally shades of dark-brown and the females are more orangey-buff.
Pupates in loose soil.
Broadleaved woodland and well-wooded areas.
Recorded in 128 (47.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in November 2021
Recorded date range (Adult): 11 May to 10 November
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 17 May to 17 May