This moth closely resembles S. salicis, but is smaller, more coarsely scaled and with a narrower angled fascia.
The larvae create a narrow gallery mine which expands into a small blotch.
Recorded in 101 (37.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in October 2019
Recorded date range (Adult): 23 July to 22 August
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 01 July to 30 November