The vernacular name of this species comes from the small 'satellites' either side of the stigma. The stigma vary in colour from white to orange and can be obscure, especially in worn individuals.
Pupates in loose soil.
Broadleaved woodland, scrub, heathland and gardens.
Recorded in 72 (26.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in April 2022
Recorded date range (Adult): 01 January to 30 December
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 11 May to 11 June