Last modified: March 11, 2023, 6:27 p.m.
A fairly common species in the northern part of Belgium, mainly observed in the Kempen. In the southern part a not so common appearance.
See also bladmineerders.be
When young, the larva mines in a needle of the food plant.
After hibernation it continues feeding in shoots and between spun needles.
The adults come to light.
The adults fly in June and July.
The larva mines in a needle of Pinus sylvestris.