Diagnostic clear white head and neck-tufts.
Common species in wide range of grassland habitats.
Leaf-mine: Sept - May.
The larva mines from the grass tip downwards, a whitish blotch is formed with characteristic narrow streaks of frass.
[MBGBI vol3 p374]
Recorded in 25 (36%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.