Very similar to Incurvaria pectinea.
Males of this species and the similar I. pectinea both have comb-like or 'pectinate' antennae, a feature unusual amongst the micros.
This species tends to show more contrasting features, often with a purple metallic sheen.
Leaf-mine: May and June.
Very similar mines to I. pectinea (see previous species)
Recorded in 53 (77%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.