Wingspan c. 15mm.
A relatively uncommon and local species, frequenting open wooded habitats and occurring in parts of England, Wales and Scotland.
The larvae feed on rowan (Sorbus aucuparia) and hawthorn (Crataegus), occupying a web on the surface of the leaves.
The adult moths are fairly uniform in appearance with a lightly speckled grey forewing and white apical patch, and a white head. They fly in June and July.