The wings of this species vary from off-white to light brown and are usually dusted with darker scales. Only the outer third of each wing is split into plumes but the wings are usually so tightly rolled at rest that they look solid. A dark central spot on the forewing is usually visible.
Recorded in 109 (40.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in October 2019
Recorded date range (Adult): 11 January to 30 December
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 03 June to 30 September