Last modified: March 11, 2023, 7:49 p.m.
A rare and local species in Belgium.
Distribution after 2004 is based on individuals who have been examined for genitalia.
The larva lives in the upper stem and leaf-axils, later on the flowers in a web on the food plant. The larvae of the second generation hibernate in their cocoon. Pupation in another cocoon. The adults are active at night and come to light.
The adults fly in two generations a year: late May till mid June and again from July till September.
The larva lives on Senecio, Crepis and Solidago.