This species differs from N.rosaecolana by its generally smaller size and comparatively narrow darker forewing.
Chalk downs and open woodland.
Recorded in 79 (29.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in September 2019
Recorded date range (Adult): 11 May to 15 October
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 09 May to 09 May