Last modified: Nov. 23, 2023, 11:10 a.m.
A very rare species in southern Belgium, can be locally fairly common.
The larva lives in spun leaves on the host plant. Hibernates as an early instar larva, later it pupates in a cocoon in feeding place of larva.
The adults are active from late afternoon and later come sparsely to light.
The adults fly in May and June in a single generation a year.
The larva lives on Vaccinium vitis-idaea, Arctostaphylus uva-ursi and Myrica gale. Rarely also found on V. uliginosum.
A species of heathland and moorland.