in many areas of Belgium.
larva lives on the seeds of Dactylis, Festuca
arundinacea or F. pratensis. Pupation in
adults have been observed from mid May till mid June, most common in
the second half of May. They fly in the sunshine and often can be seen
on the white flowers of different Umbelliferae or the yellow flowers of
Limburg, Kinrooi, 14 May 2005.
(Photo © Maarten Jacobs)