Last modified: April 4, 2022, 5:23 p.m.
A not so common species in Belgium, mainly observed in the northern part of the country.
See also bladmineerders.be
The larva lives on various species of thistles. It mines the leaves and pupates on the ground amongst leaf litter.
The adults come to light.
The adults fly in two generations a year: from April till June and again from July towards September.