Larvae vary greatly in colour from bright orange to dull grey.
Pupates in loose soil.
Heathland, woodland, scrub, fens.
Recorded in 107 (39.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in April 2022
Recorded date range (Adult): 30 March to 10 September
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 29 June to 17 October