A rather rare species in Belgium, but as with other Psychidae probably underrecorded.
larva feeds on lichens, dead insects, decayed leaves and other
detritus. It builds a case covered with fragments of plants, insects,
small stones and other diverse material. It is attached to a solid
Both sexes have fully developed wings and fly during May and June.
Antwerpen, Mol, 14 September 2011.
(Photo © Carina Van Steenwinkel)