Last modified: April 6, 2022, 5:09 p.m.
A rare species in Belgium with two distinct area's: the Kempen area and the southern part of the country were in some places the species is locally common.
The adults have been observed from late May till early July. They fly towards sunset. The males rest by day openly on the foliage in boggy places.
The larva lives in a tubular spinning in different species of mosses. It pupates in a cocoon in or near the roots.