Last modified: Oct. 20, 2023, 4:16 p.m.
This species was discovered for the first time in Belgium in 1921 in the Gaume (LX) and during the second half of the last century extending its range throughout Belgium. Nowadays the species becomes rarer and its status is very rare nowadays.
Hibernates as a small larva on the foodplant.
The adults come sparsely to light.
The adults fly from mid June till end of September in one generation.
The larva lives on various species of lichens, especially Sticta pulmomacea, on walls, tree trunks and rocks.