This species is unusual among the Phyllonorycters in that it has three generations.
The larvae initially produce a twisting leaf mine, later producing a cone.
Recorded in 26 (9.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in September 2020
Recorded date range (Adult): 19 May to 04 November
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 10 September to 28 October