Pupates in a cocoon either amongst the seedheads of the food plant or attached to a nearby fence or wall.
Shingle beaches and other areas with bare ground.
Recorded in 28 (10.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in October 2021
Recorded date range (Adult): 08 May to 06 October
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 17 June to 15 October