Norfolk status Scarce. Larger member of the 'ruficapitella' group. One of a complex of three species, which can only be reliably separated by dissection of the genitalia. Thought to be only a single extended generation, with adults in May and June.
Leaf-mine: July-Sept. Long irregular gallery mine.
Verification Grade Comment: Adults must be reared and/or Gen. Det. to confirm.
Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required
Mine: Moth needs to be reared and, in some cases, possibly dissected.
Recorded in 10 (14%) of 74 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1982. Last Recorded in 2021. Additional Stats