An uncommon species throughout Belgium.
larva feeds in a silken tunnel on a great variety of foodstuff of
animal origin like animal faeces, dead animals, owl pellets and
sometimes also on various stored animal products.
adults have been observed from early May till September. They become active from dusk onwards and later come to light.
Luxembourg, Nassogne, 26 May 2007.
slightly worn specimen (Photo © Chris Steeman)