uncommon species in Belgium, but as with many members of this family, it's often overlooked.
larva lives in a untidy lobe case, made from large leaf particles. It makes fleck mines on Chamaecytisus, Coronilla, Cytisus, Genista, Laburnum, Lembotropis and Spartium.
Pupation in the case.
adults fly in June and July.
Belgium, Namur, Bohan, 10 April 2010.
case on Cytisus scoparius, confirmed by W. N. Ellis
(Photo © Steve Wullaert)