A not so common species in Belgium. Distribution is coextensive with the range of the food plant.
larva makes a small mine on the underside of Acer campestre, usually at the tip of a lobe. The contraction of the lower epidermis causing the leaf lobe to fold downwards.
adults fly in two generations a year: May and
Antwerpen, Berchem, 10 October 2006.
mine on underside on Acer campestre
(Photo © Chris Snyers)