Last modified: Feb. 26, 2021, 11:43 a.m.
A fairly common species in Belgium.
See also bladmineerders.be
The young larva mines the leaf of: Crataegus, Malus, Pyrus or Sorbus, generally beside a vein. Later, it feeds externally, mainly on the upperside of the leaf.
Pupation in a white, ribbed cocoon on detritus.
The adults fly in the evening and later come occasionally to light.
The adults have been observed from mid May till mid August, most common in the second half of May.