Last modified: April 23, 2019, 12:44 p.m.
A rare and local species in Belgium.
See also bladmineerders.be
The adults fly in two generations a year; from April till June and again from July towards September. They come to light.
The larva lives on various species of thistles; mainly on Carduus and Cirsium. Also reported on Artemisia and Taraxacum. It mines the leaves and pupates on the ground amongst leaf litter.