Last modified: Feb. 9, 2023, 8:52 a.m.
A common species throughout Belgium.
The larva makes a spinning in the terminal shoot of the food plant. The adults are active at sunrise and in the evening and later come to light.
The adults of the first generation have been observed from mid-May till the end of July, and those of the second generation from mid-August till the beginning of September.
The larva feeds on several species of Hypericum, especially on H. perforatum, or on Lotus corniculatus.