Last modified: March 26, 2021, 2:57 p.m.
This species is probably extinct in Belgium.
The fore wings are very light ochreous coloured. The veins have lighter lines with little blackish dots.
Wingspan is 14–20 mm.
The antennae are indistinct ringed: alternately light brown white.
This is a dark greyish brown, 8 mm long, trivalved tube with a mouth angle of 40°.
See also bladmineerders.be.
The caterpillar bores out of the flower or seed-capsule at the end of there life. From this case holes are bitten in the walls of new capsules.
The caterpillars are fully grow in May.
They are on the wing from the end of May till the middle of July.