An uncommon species, probably underrecorded.
larva feeds in a portable case and lives in birds nests, on
feathers, animal fibres, wool, spices, hemp, tobacco and fur and stored
adults have mainly been observed from beginning of June till end of
Observations outside this period are frequent since they often live
indoors. They come occasionally to light.
Antwerpen, Kalmthout, 16 June 2005.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)