Last modified: Nov. 12, 2020, 9:11 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. Pupates underground. 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 towards November.