Last modified: April 13, 2020, 8:46 p.m.
A local and rare species in most parts of Belgium.
The larva lives on the flowers of the host plant. Hibernates as pupa among plant debris.
The adults fly from late March till early September in one long generation a year. They are active from dusk onwards and later come to light.
Various plants like Achillea, Scabiosa, Solidago, Senecio, Sanguisorba and especially Erica tetralix.