This species is strongly sexually dimorphic. The males are more brightly marked than the females and the females don't have a costal fold but have a protruding apex on the forewing.
This species can be distinguished from A. crataegana as it is smaller and has an unbroken median fascia.
Recorded in 20 (7.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in July 2019
Recorded date range (Adult): 07 June to 01 October
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 09 May to 09 May