This moth is coarsely scaled with purplish forewings and an irregular yellowish fascia.
The larvae create a leaf mine which is variable in appearance and contains a highly contorted and parallel gallery often having a false blotch.
Recorded in 146 (54.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in October 2022
Recorded date range (Adult): 25 May to 03 December
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 30 June to 30 November