This species has forelegs which are thickly scaled at the base, appearing 'feathered'.
The larvae produce a gallery mine which leads to a blotch. They then create two or three cones at the edge or tip of a leaf.
Recorded in 133 (49.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in November 2018
Recorded date range (Adult): 24 February to 26 November
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 09 July to 13 November