species was only known from 3 provinces with records only before 1900,
but it is recently rediscovered
in the province of Brabant and found for the first time in Limburg. It's more than likely that the species is
underrecorded due to the difficult search for mines in the fruits of
his food plant.
larva mines on a leaf-stalk in spring and on the wing of the
fruits of Acer
platanoides in summer.
The monophagous larva of the summer generation makes a
short gallery leading into the
adults fly in two generations a year during May and
Limburg, Engsbergen, 11 May 2008.
© Frank Van de Meutter)