fairly common species in Belgium where the food plants grows.
larva makes a leafmine usually starting close to a midrib of
Vaccinium myrtillus and V. uliginosum. Very rarely found on V. vitis-idaeae. Initially a gallery and later becoming a blotch with the frass in a thick central line. It
pupates in a ochreous to reddish brown cocoon.
adults fly in two generations ayear; onwards from May till June and later again in August. mainly in June.
Liège, Eupen, 18 October 2009.
mine on Vaccinium
(Photo © Jean-Yves Baugnée)