very rare species in Belgium.
larva has been found on Brachypodium
It hibernates in a tough silken cocoon. The imago feeds on the pollen
of many herbaceous plants.
adults fly from early May towards June. They
are active during daytime and can sometimes be found feeding on the
pollen of many herbaceous plants, shrubs and trees.
Liège, Aywaille, 20 May 2010.
(Photo © Roger Stas)