Length 3 to 4 mm. A distinctive species in which the cells of the clavus have several cross-veins. Note also the pale cross on the vertex and the dark-edged cells at the apex of the forewing. The face is often largely blackish.
Adult: May to October.
Widespread and quite frequent in Britain.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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