very local and rare species in Belgium, bound to dry sandy biotopes,
only known from the Kempen and in the past from the coast.
larva feeds on several grasses, like Corynephorus canescens,Carex arenaria and Molinia caerulea.
adults have mainly been observed from mid August till mid September.
Antwerpen, Kalmthout, 06 September 2005.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)