Heathland with scattered Birch trees and margins of woods.
Larva mines leaves of Birch, subsequently living in a movable pistol-case.
Due to name changes, records have been thoroughly confused with C. ibipennella in the past.
[MBGBI vol3 p265]
|Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required|
Recorded in 18 (24%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.