This is one of three similar relatives. It has diagnostic white head/palps and a white thorax. The forewing is sometimes weakly flushed with pink.
Chalk and limestone rough grassland, scrub and coastal habitats.
Recorded in 104 (38.5%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in July 2023
Recorded date range (Adult): 06 May to 30 September
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 12 July to 12 July