An uncommon species in Belgium.
larva feeds from a brownish lobe case mainly on Rosaceae and on woody plants including Alnus, Castanea, Potentilla, Rubus, Symphoricarpus, Tilia, Viburnum etc...
adults fly in one generation a year; from late May towards early July.
It is active in the early evening and later comes to light.
Liège, Sclessin, 13 September 2009.
case on Malus domestica (Photo © Jean-Yves Baugnée)