Last modified: Jan. 21, 2021, 12:59 p.m.
A common species throughout Belgium, well distributed in the northern part.
The adults fly from June till late September. They are active at night and comes occasionally to light and sugar. Rarely seen outside his preferred habitat such as warehouses and other grainstores.
The larvae feeds on stored grain and lives in a tough silken gallery interwoven with cereal debris and is attached to a solid substratum.