very rare species in Belgium, mainly known from older records. This is
an Asian species with a sparsely distribution into Europe and inhabits
dry uncultivated ground, dry heathland etc...
larvae live on Calluna, Helianthemum and Potentilla.
They feed between spun leaves and hibernate in a cocoon amongst the food plant.
adults fly during June and August. They fly at night and comes to light.
Limburg, Oostham, 30 July 2008.
(Photo © Chris Snyers)