Last modified: March 27, 2021, 12:39 p.m.
A fairly common species in Belgium.
The larva lives on several species of herbaceous plants. Hibernates as a part-grown larva and pupates in a cocoon attached to blades or stems of grass.
The adults are active during daytime, especially in sunny weather. They come occasionally to light.
The adults fly from mid May till the end of June in one generation a year.
The larva lives on several species of herbaceous plants, like Origanum.