Last modified: Feb. 21, 2020, 11:53 a.m.
A not so common species in Belgium, restricted to wet biotopes.
The adults fly from mid July till early November in one generation a year. They come to light.
The larva lives on various species of grasses including Eriophorum, Festuca and on various Carex species. Hibernates as a larva and pupates in a tough cocoon in hollow stems or among plant debris.