This species can be identified by the darker area towards the head and the small blackish triangular blotch on each forewing, forming a diamond shape when at rest.
This is commonly known as the bud moth because of its damage to the fruit buds of orchard trees.
Open woodland, hedgerows, orchards, gardens and larch plantations.
Recorded in 104 (38.5%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in July 2023
Recorded date range (Adult): 27 April to 25 September
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 12 July to 29 July