Last modified: May 6, 2022, 9:13 a.m.
A very rare species in Belgium. Since about 2000 wide spread over Belgium.
Hibernates as half-grown larva and pupates in a loose cocoon among plant debris.
They are easily disturbed during the day and are active from late afternoon and later come to light.
The adults fly from late June till August.
The larva lives in the flowers of a great variety of herbaceous plants, a.o.: Crepis, Taraxacum, and Tussilago.