common species throughout Belgium.
larva feeds from a slight silken gallery on the surface of the ground
on the roots and stem-bases of Festuca ovina, Poa
spp., or other grasses.
adults fly from the end of June till the beginning of September. They
fly at dusk and come to light and sugar.
Namur, Villers-sur-Lesse, 17 August 2007.
(Photo © Jean-Yves Baugnée)