Last modified: Nov. 26, 2023, 1:47 p.m.
A rare but widespread species throughout Belgium.
See also bladmineerders.be
The larva feeds internally on the needles, and after hibernation it feeds in the same needle and later on moving towards a new shoot where boring through the sheaths into the bases of needles. It pupates in a cocoon among the needles.
The adults come to light.
The adults have been observed from June to September.
It inhabits coniferous woodland, heathland and gardens.