Last modified: Sept. 28, 2020, 6:23 p.m.
A rare species throughout Belgium, with most observations from the Kempen area.
The larva lives between spun leaves and feeds on the inside. Pupation amongst detritus on the ground, in captivity also in the larval habitat. Hibernation as a pupa.
The adults fly from end of April till July. They come to light.
The larva lives on different species of deciduous tree and bushes, like Quercus, Fagus, Betula, Myrica gale and Hippophaes rhamnoides.