very rare and local species in Belgium. Known from the coast, the
Kempen and province of Namur.
larva feeds on various grasses and herbaceous plants like Corynephorus canescens, Erica tetralix, Calluna vulgaris
Hibernates as a small larva and pupates later in a flimsy cocoon among
grass or heathers.
adults fly in one generation a year; from early June till early
They come to light.
West-Vlaanderen, Adinkerke, 25 August 2006.
(Photo © Chris Snyers)