Common resident of commons, wet and dry meadows and pastures, roadbanks and woodland rides and clearings.Cirsium palustre, C. vulgare, C. arvense, C. eriophorum and probably other thistle spp. with larva feeding in July and September in a branching mine aong the midrib of a leaf.
Recorded in 53 (38%) of 140 10k Squares.First Recorded in 1887.Last Recorded in 2019.(Data up to end 2019)Additional Stats
Golden Cinnabar Membership