Last modified: June 30, 2022, 8:32 p.m.
A rather common species throughout Belgium.
Hibernates as a larva and pupates in a flimsy cocoon among the roots of the food plant.
The adults come to light and sugar.
The adults fly in one generation a year from mid May till end of July, with most observations in June.
The larva lives on different species Poaceae and Dactylis spp.