in the north of Belgium, also in the extreme south. It lives in
fens, marshes and ditches.
larva lives in young shoots, which it rolls together, of Glyceria
maxima, Phragmites or several Carex species. It pupates
in the larval habitation in a tough cocoon.
adults have been observed from late May till the end of July. They
are active at dusk and later come to light.
Antwerpen, Lier, 24 May 2003.
(Photo © Leo Janssen)