Scarcer in recent years.
Smallest British moth.
Bronzy brown forewing with silver fascia and purple suffusion.
Leaf-mine: May - Oct.
Very distinctive fine gallery forming a spiral around the egg shell. The inner ring turning bright red before the larva makes an irregular gallery accross the leaf.
Recorded in 15 (22%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.