This moth has a black head, bright coppery red forewings glossed with purple and a silver fascia.
The larvae produce a very variable mine, many of which have named forms.
Recorded in 177 (65.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in November 2022
Recorded date range (Adult): 13 August to 17 October
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 19 June to 27 November