common species throughout Belgium.
larva feeds on a wide range of plants. The young larva mines in the
leaves, but after hibernation it lives between spun leaves, twisting
those of tender shoots. Pupation in a folded leaf, or amongst detritus.
adults have been observed from late May till the end of July.
The moths are active in the evening and later come to light.
Antwerpen, Viersel, 04 July 2003.
(Photo © Leo Janssen)