A common species in Belgium.
larva lives on Crataegus. It makes a fine gallery filled
with linear frass, widening abruptly into a blotch, usually at the
edge of the leaf. It pupates in a cocoon spun on detritus.
adults fly in two generations; April-May and July-August. In favourable
seasons a third generation occurs in the autumn.
Antwerpen, Kapellen, 04 August 2004.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)