This species is very similar to the Uncertain and genital examination is required for a positive id. In general, the Rustic is more variable in colour and is usually greyer.
Pupates in loose soil.
Recorded in 130 (48.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in July 2023
Recorded date range (Adult): 01 June to 31 October
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 12 July to 12 July