Last modified: March 25, 2021, 11:56 a.m.
At present a presumably extinct species that only was found before 1980 and exclusively in BR.
This species is ochreous brown with the paler coloured veins.
The wingspan is 13–16 mm.
The antennae are fully white.
The pronotum is brownish black.
The full-grown larvae live in a yellow-grey and tri-valved tubular silken case of 15 mm long.
The mouth angle is 0°–10°.
See also bladmineerders.be.
The larval development takes two years. The caterpillars are full-grown either in the autumn of the second year or in spring of the third year. The caterpillars are mining at the underside of the leaves.
The adults fly in June and July.