species in Belgium. Only known from NA before 1980. We suppose this
species is now extinct in our country.
larvae are making a case from the seeds of Silene (ssp.)
mostly on Silene
flos-cuculi in which they overwinter. Pupation takes place
adults are on the wing from the end of May till well in July.
Burgenland, 3 km NNE Hornstein, halfdrygrasses, Eichenwald, 280m, 05
May 2006, on light
(Foto & det; Peter Buchner)