Last modified: March 5, 2021, 10:08 a.m.
A very rare and local species in Belgium. Easily confused with some members of the same genus.
Green; head and prothoracic plate black; pinacula green.
The caterpillar rolls the leaves into tubes. Occasionally it has been observed to feed on the flowers.
The species hibernates in the adult stage. The adults hide during the day. The become active at night and come to light.
One generation a year: from August, hibernating till early May of the next year.
Grassland, meadows and open areas, mainly in coastal areas.