uncommon species in Belgium.
larva feeds in the heart of Hieracium umbellatum, H.
sabaudum and Picris hieracioides, and
later spinning the top-leaves together. Pupation on the upper surface
of a leaf or along the stem of the foodplant.
adults fly from June towards August. They come to
Brabant, Rotselaar, 19 July 2009.
(Photo © René Meeuwis)