Details of mine unknown.
Larva: The larvae of moths have a head capsule and chewing mouthparts with opposable mandibles (see video of a gracillarid larva feeding), six thoracic legs and abdominal legs (see examples).
The full-grown larva in a bivalved composite leaf case, composed
of three leaf fragments of increasing age and decreasing size; the
case measures c. 10 mm, the mouth angle is c. 60° (Bladmineerders van Europa).
Has a two year life cycle and ultimately forms a case of three pieces of mined leaf (British leafminers)
Pupa: The pupae of moths have visible head appendages, wings and legs which lie in sheaths (see examples).
The adult is not illustrated in UKMoths (check for update). The genitalia are not illustrated by the Lepidoptera
Dissection Group (check for update).
Hosts in Great Britain & Ireland:
of year - larvae: Currently unknown.
of year - adults: Currently unknown.
in Great Britain & Ireland: Britain including Kincardine
and South Aberdeen
NBN Grid Map:
Distribution elsewhere: Widespread in continental Europe including Austria, Czech Republic,
Danish mainland, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Norwegian
mainland, Poland, Russia - North, Slovakia, Sweden and Switzerland
(Karsholt and van Nieukerken in Fauna Europaea).
NBN Interactive Grid Maps of known host species:
British and Irish Parasitoids in Britain and elsewhere: