This moth has a golden brown/purple forewing with a narrow silver or pale-gold fascia.
The larvae form a long contorted gallery mine. The frass in the later part of the mine can be neatly scattered or remain in a narrow central line.
Recorded in 59 (21.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in October 2019
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 10 July to 27 November