Last modified: April 7, 2021, 5:19 p.m.
A fairly common species in Belgium, known from all provinces.
The larva feeds on the young leaves, flowers and the unripe seeds of its food plant.
Pupation on a flower-stalk, amongst the flowers or seeds, resembling a dead flower.
This species hibernates in the adult stage. The adults are active at dusk and night and come readily to light.
Two generations a year: June–August and again from October, after hibernation in April–May.
Polyphagous on a great variety of herbs, mainly Fabaceae and Lamiaceae.