This moth is very similar to E. semipurpurella and requires genital examination for conclusive identification.
The larvae create a blotch mine in the leaves of the foodplant.
Recorded in 12 (4.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in May 2019
Recorded date range (Adult): 31 March to 02 May
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 05 April to 21 May