This moth is very similar to A. metallella but has a smaller, darker forewing and less coppery and paler, less purple hindwings.
The larvae produce a short gallery leading to blotch. An oval case is eventually cut.
Recorded in 89 (33%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in October 2021
Recorded date range (Adult): 19 May to 22 September
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 26 June to 08 November