This is a small clearwing species with a yellow collar and three(F) or four(M) yellow cross-bands.
It can be seen around foodplants in sunny weather.
The male comes quickly and in numbers to pheromone lures.
Pheromone attractants: tip
Moth activity times: 9:00-19:00, peak 14:30-18:00.
Overwinters as a larva in the main stem or side stem of the food plant.
Fruit farms, allotments and gardens.
Recorded in 16 (5.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in July 2021
Recorded date range (Adult): 20 May to 18 July
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 21 January to 10 October