This moth has a metallic lustre and dark, leaden colours around the head and fringes, with silvery strigulae.
The larvae produce an oval mine sometimes crossing veins.
Recorded in 201 (74.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in October 2022
Recorded date range (Adult): 07 May to 22 September
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 01 July to 04 December