There are two main forms of this species. The nominate form has a large dorsal streak and reduced paler markings. f. quadruplella has four large creamy or whitish markings.
The larvae initially form a blotch mine and then roll the edge of the leaf, making two or more rolls.
Recorded in 20 (7.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in August 2022
Recorded date range (Adult): 29 March to 19 December
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 15 September to 15 September