Black head, purple/golden forewing with silver fascia.
Larvae forms a narrow gallery mine, often following the leaf margin.
Leaf-mine: June-July. Sept-Oct.
Verification Grade Comment: Adults must be reared and/or Gen. Det. to confirm.
|Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required|
|Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required |
Recorded in 41 (55%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1988.
Last Recorded in 2021.