Wet or marshy areas, damp woodland and fixed dunes.
Larva builds a 'pistol case' from silk and fragments of leaf and frass. The sides of the case are usually adorned with hairs from the leaf surface.
Recorded in 16 (5.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in July 2022
Recorded date range (Adult): 03 June to 11 August
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 11 May to 25 September