Last modified: Aug. 13, 2022, 2:08 p.m.
A common species throughout Belgium.
The larva lives on the flowers and seeds of various species of Gramineae.
Hibernates as a larva in a chamber among grass roots.
The adults come to light and sugar.
The adults fly in one generation a year: from June till August.
Sometimes a few late individuals can be seen till November.
The larva lives on various species of Gramineae like: Elytrigia repens, Dactylis glomerata or Deschampsia cespitosa.