The moths fly in sunshine, sometimes occurring in swarms. They have bronzy-metallic, greenish forewings. The males have long, whitish antennae, the females shorter.
Woodland and scrub.
Recorded in 47 (17.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in May 2017
Recorded date range (Adult): 15 April to 19 July
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 09 May to 11 June