Last modified: March 8, 2021, 1:24 p.m.
A fairly common species in the northern part of Belgium, elsewhere rare. A species of waste ground and cultivable land.
See also bladmineerders.be
The larva makes a mine in the leaves of the host plant. It starts as a slender gallery, leading abruptly to a large whitish blotch.
Pupates in a cocoon amongst detritus on the ground.
The adults come to light.
The adults fly in two generations a year; from May till mid July and again from late July till September.