This species can be distinguished from P. oxyacanthae and P. sorbi by the food plant.
The larvae create a mine with many creases in the lower epidermis.
Recorded in 2 (0.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in November 2011
Recorded date range (Adult): 26 May to 26 July
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 12 September to 16 November