Last modified: March 4, 2021, 3:41 p.m.
A very rare and local species in Belgium.
Not much is known about the biology of this species. It probably hibernates in the larval stage.
The caterpillar is polyphagous on a variety of low-growing and herbaceous plants.
Pupation between dry leaves.
The adults are active during daytime from early morning till late evening.
One generation a year: during July and August.
The caterpillar is polyphagous on a variety of low-growing and herbaceous plants. It has been recorded from: Achillea millefolium, Anthyllis, Calamintha nepeta, Helianthemum, Inula, Salvia, Senecio, and Thymus serpyllum.
Xerothermic places, dry grasslands, preferably on limestone soil.