Last modified: Dec. 7, 2023, 2:42 p.m.
A rare species in Belgium.
Wingspan 13–18 mm. It has well-defined and ferruginous-brown fasciate markings of the forewing, sharply defined costal strigulae and the white subquadrate medio-dorsal blotch which is weakly strigulate and sometimes connected to the costa by whitish striae.
The adults fly in one or two generations a year onwards from early May till to late August.
The larva feeds on Senecio jacobaea and also on other species of Senecio.
It inhabits open uncultivated ground, waste ground etc...