This species has silvery-brown wings and a pair of white rings just above the eyes which look as though the moth is wearing glasses, hence the vernacular name.
Pupates in leaf litter or in a bark crevice.
Gardens, hedgerows, open woodland, fens and disturbed ground.
Recorded in 138 (51.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in May 2022
Recorded date range (Adult): 01 April to 20 October
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 28 June to 02 September