Last modified: Nov. 8, 2023, 2:14 p.m.
A common species throughout Belgium.
The larva lives in a compact tube of spun leaves on the host plants and it hibernates in that tube and pupates in the larval habitation or amongst ground litter.
The adults fly in late afternoon till dark and later occasionally come to light and sugar.
The adults have been mainly observed from late April till the end of July. Most specimens have been seen in May.
It lives in a variety of habitats, gardens, moorlands, woodlands...