The wingspan is 13–15 mm for males. Head, thorax, and abdomen pale brownish-ochreous. Forewings and hindwings thinly haired, dark brown or grey brown; veins and base of cilia darker. Females are wingless and have a rounded frontal prominence. Adults are on wing in June and July.
- Fauna Europaea
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- Meyrick, E., 1895 A Handbook of British Lepidoptera MacMillan, London pdf This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain. Keys and description
- Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium
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