This is a sexually dimorphic species with females showing more subdued colours.
Pupates in fallen conifer needles on or below ground.
Coniferous woodland and heaths.
Recorded in 23 (8.5%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in July 2021
Recorded date range (Adult): 22 April to 19 July
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 13 May to 13 May