Last modified: Feb. 18, 2023, 10:08 a.m.
A very common species throughout Belgium.
Hibernates as young larva and pupates in a loose cocoon among plant debris.
The adults come to light.
The adults fly in two hard to distinguish generations a year: from late May till late September.
The larva lives on various herbaceous plants like: Rumex and Taraxacum and also on withered leaves.