A common species in Belgium, but often overlooked.
larva lives on lichens and algae growing on tree-trunks, rocks and old
walls. This is supplemented with dead insects for a successful
The males fly in April and May.
Liège, Liège - Quai des Vennes, 07 April 2010.
female, exuvia, bag (Photo © Jean-Yves Baugnée)