There are a number of similar species and detailed examination is necessary for a safe id.
Associated with Oak.
Peak time for adults is from mid May to late September.
The larvae mine the leaves of Oak species. The mining usually occurs between late April and June.
Widespread in England and Wales.
Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were approximately 11 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015