species with few records in the past, but since the recent
quest for leafmining species it seems to be fairly common.
yellowish larva makes a long brown gallery beneath the bark on a young
twig of Cytisus scoparius, generally close to the tip. Pupation in a
dark ochreous brown cocoon.
adults fly in one or perhaps two generations a year. Moths have been seen from June towards early September.
Limburg, Zutendaal, 03 April 2011.
mine on Cytisus
(Photo © Steve Wullaert)