Although genital examination is required to reliably separate this moth from C. coracipennella and C. prunifoliae, this species is the most abundant.
Open woodland, scrub, orchards, gardens and hedgerows.
Recorded in 24 (8.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in July 2018
Recorded date range (Adult): 13 May to 10 August
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 20 September to 25 October