Last modified: March 5, 2021, 9:22 a.m.
A very rare species in Belgium.
Bright green with darker dorsal and dorso-lateral lines, head yellowish green with some black dots on each side, prothoracic plate green, pinacula black.
The caterpillar feeds in leaflets rolled upwards into tubes, later sometimes among fruits and flowers.
It pupates amongst detritius or in the earth in the vicinity of the foodplant.
The species hibernates in the adult stage. The adults look for shelter in dense cover, outhouses, etc. They are mainly active during the night and occasionally come to light.
One generation a year: from late July, hibernating till May of the next year.
Monophagous on Conium maculatum.
Roadsides, waste ground, ruderal places, marshes and riversides.