Last modified: June 10, 2023, 2:35 p.m.
In Belgium, this rare species is mainly known from the Kempen region and from the southern provinces.
Pinkish grey, head capsule and prothoracic plate yellowish brown.
The species hibernates in the larval stage, from July till May. It spins a silken gallery between the leaves of its host plant, mainly between the shoots.
The adults are mainly active in the evening.
One generation a year: from May till August.
Very varied habitats, xerothermic slopes, sandy areas, but also open places in forests where the larval host plants grow.