Wing Length 3.5 to 4.5 mm. Black oviscape. Legs orange-brown but with black femora on the male. Wing pattern is used in identification.
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Best searched for near the foodplant.
Adults overwinter so can be found from April onwards.
Eggs laid on the capitulum of Leucanthemum species.
Found throughout the British Isles, common in Southern England.
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