Distinctively marked with two bold black patches on each wing.
Where the larval foodplants occur.
Late spring and summer.
The larvae mine the leaves of plants such as Artemisia and Asteraceae.
Widespread scattered records from around Britain.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland: rare or under-recorded. The record in April 2017 is the first for VC55.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015