This species is characterised by its pale brown or reddish-brown ground colour mixed with pale grey. It can be distinguished from C.rosaceana by the strongly developed median fascia in the forewing.
Open grassy areas.
Recorded in 87 (32.2%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in July 2023
Recorded date range (Adult): 27 April to 18 September
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 12 July to 12 July