very tiny (about 3,5mm) and rare species in Belgium.
larva has been found on the tender, young growth of deciduous trees and
other herbaceous plants.
It hibernates. The imago feeds on the pollen of the flowers of Quercus, Crataegus and Acer pseudoplatanus
and other plants.
adults fly from early May till June. They are active during daytime.
Namur, Jemelle, 23 May 2008.
(Photo © Jean-Yves Baugnée)