Last modified: Nov. 15, 2023, 12:21 p.m.
A new species for Belgium in 1975 in AN. So far known the only observation for our country.
Wingspan 11–13 mm. It is a smaller Gynnidomorpha that has a much paler ground colour than others with the markings quite distinct. The central band has an irregular shape.
The caterpillar lives from September to April in the flower baskets of the food plant. The adults come to light.
The adults are on the wing in June and July.
It inhabits grasslands, dry pastures, farmland and downland.