In general, this species is more yellowish-brown, with well-defined cross-lines and reniform stigma, and less 'glossy' in appearance than the very similar 'Rustic'. It is necessary to refer to the genitalia for confirmation.
Pupates in loose soil.
Woodland, open meadows and gardens.
Recorded in 145 (53.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in July 2023
Recorded date range (Adult): 21 May to 03 October
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 12 July to 12 July