This species can be distinguished from both sexes of E.gentianaeana and E.oblongana by its conspicuously white hindwings, although genital dissection is usually required for a positive identification.
Rough meadows and grassland, waysides, embankments, damp woods, boggy heaths and fens.
Recorded in 21 (7.8%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in February 2023
Recorded date range (Adult): 08 May to 16 September
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 03 January to 12 July