Last modified: Sept. 24, 2020, 11:35 a.m.
A very rare and local species in Belgium, mainly known from the Kempen.
Larva occurs from September towards May after overwintering.
The larva hibernates in a silken tube on roots of the hostplant. They come to light.
Adults can be seen from mid August towards mid September.
The larva feed on different species of Carex and other grasses like Festuca.
Dry open sandy habitats, sandhills and coastal dunes.