Norfolk status Widespread. Distictive moth with two creamy spots and basal patch on a violet-tinged blackish forewing. Larvae mine oak creating a triangular blotch. Often found in fallen leaves where the presence of the mine creates a 'green island'. Leaf-mine: October-December.
Verification Grade Comment: Underside epidermal slit must be shown
Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required
Recorded in 49 (71%) of 69 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1874. Last Recorded in 2021. Additional Stats