Last modified: March 8, 2021, 1:06 p.m.
A rare species and is observed in many areas in Belgium, less common in the south.
See also bladmineerders.be.
The larva makes a mine in a needle of Juniperus spp., including garden cultivars, and hibernates in the mine. In spring it feeds in a web spun amongst the needles.
The adults rest in Juniperus bushes during daytime and come to light.
The adults have been observed from late May till the end of July.
The larva lives on Juniperus.