Whiter forewing than similar species, a small, nondescript moth, with an elongate dark brown spot.
Widespread on wet bogs and acid heaths.
Modern-day records confined to the Broads. Also taken at Roydon Common in west Norfolk in the 1990's.
Leaf-mine: April - May.
Gallery mine down leaf.
[MBGBI vol3 p404]
|Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required|
Recorded in 5 (7%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.