Last modified: Oct. 27, 2023, 12:03 p.m.
A rather common species throughout Belgium.
Hibernates as a pupa in a loose cocoon among lichens. The adults come to light.
The adults fly usually from late April till mid July in one generation a year. Depending on weather conditions, the species can be observed till November in small numbers.
The larva lives on various species of lichens growing on Quercus, Prunus spinosa, Larix and Fagus.