Last modified: Feb. 19, 2021, 12:15 p.m.
A rare species in Belgium, though recorded from all provinces.
Only the summer generation mines the fruits. A small gallery is visible but the mine does not enter the seed itself.
See also bladmineerders.be
The cocoon is reddish and is spun on the trunk of the host tree.
The egg is laid on a wing of the fruits of the food plant.
The adults rest on the tree trunk and come to light.
The adults fly in two generations: June and August.
The species mines the fruits of: Acer pseudoplatanus and A. monspessulanum.