very rare and local species in Belgium, hitherto only known
from the province of Limburg.
larva lives on Phragmites
erectum and Cladium
mariscus. Hibernates as a part-grown larva in
vegetation near the food plant.
adults fly onwards from late June towards late August in one generation
a year. They come to light.
Biebrza Nature Reserve, 18 July 2007.
male (Photo © Maarten Jacobs)