This moth has a metallic lustre and dark, leaden colours around the head and fringes, with silvery strigulae.
The larvae produce an oval mine sometimes crossing veins.
Recorded in 199 (73.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in October 2019
Recorded date range (Adult): 07 May to 08 November
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 01 July to 04 December