Family: Pterophoridae Sub-family: Pterophorinae
Widespread, fairly common
Flight time: Two generations, May-June, September-October
Habitat: Waste ground, open grassy habitats
Food plant: Flowers and stems of Coltsfoot, also Butterbur.
Larvae in leaf mine July-August, then external on leaf.
Photographs: Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. 2010