The wingspan is 4.2-5.6 mm. Adults are on wing in the second half of June and early July. There is one generation per year.
The larvae feed on Quercus petraea, Quercus pubescens and Quercus robur. They mine the leaves of their host plant. The mine consists of a strongly contorted corridor. There are often multiple mines in a single leaf. Pupation takes place outside of the mine.
- Fauna Europaea
- A Taxonomic Revision Of The Western Palaearctic Species Of The Subgenera Zimmermannia Hering And Ectoedemia Busck s.str. (Lepidoptera, Nepticulidae), With Notes On Their Phylogeny
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