The scalloped outer edges of the wings, fine curved cross-lines and central dots on both wings identify this moth. Some individuals have a diffuse dark central bank, but otherwise there is very little variation.
Pupates in plant debris on the ground.
Damp deciduous woodland, meadows and marshes.
Recorded in 64 (23.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in July 2022
Recorded date range (Adult): 13 June to 25 August
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 12 July to 12 July