A very rare species in Belgium.
larva lives on a great variety of foodstuff of
animal origin like animal faeces, wool, dead animals, hair etc... Also recorded in birds' nests.
adults have been observed from mid June towards late September in two generations a year. They become
active from dusk onwards and later come to light.
Antwerpen, Mortsel, 25 June 2005.
(Photo © Leo Janssen)