This southern species is a very rare migrant in Belgium, for the first time observed in
2006. Within a few weeks, several individuals were reported from
several provinces. This species arrived with a great influx of several
other southern species during September 2006.
larva feeds on Scrophulariaceae and Pedaliaceae including Antirrhinum, Linaria and Sesanum.
adults fly from early August till late October. All observations in our
country have been seen during September. They come to light.
Namur, Olloy-sur-Viroin, 16 September 2006.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)