Last modified: May 26, 2022, 2:02 p.m.
A fairly common species throughout Belgium, more observed in the northern part.
The larva feeds in the base of stems and roots of the host plant.
Hibernates as an egg and pupates among the roots of the food plant.
The adults come to light and are readily attracted to sugar.
The adults fly in one generation a year; from late August till late November.
The larva feeds on Phragmites australis.
Frequenting humid places with reed.