Norfolk status Scarce. Tiny species with wingspan of only 7-8mm. Two white lines divide the wing into three nearly equal parts. Head grey. Found in dry, open habitats.
Leaf-mine: Sept - April then June - July. Blotch mine from leaf tip on two or three leaves in succession. can be hard to see.
Very few Norfolk records. Listed at Ringstead in 1874 with the first modern-day VC27 record at West Runton in 2003 (P. Saunders, 20/04/2003) and the first modern-day VC28 record from Foulden Common in 2012 (J. Wheeler, 24/05/2012)
[MBGBI vol3 p389]
Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required
Recorded in 4 (6%) of 69 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1874. Last Recorded in 2020. Additional Stats