This species is very similar to P. cerasicolella and is best separated by food plant, or by genital dissection.
The larvae create a mine which causes the leaf to arch or fold over.
Recorded in 226 (83.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in November 2021
Recorded date range (Adult): 12 April to 05 October
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 22 June to 04 December