widespread but rather rare species in Belgium.
larva lives in a slight web on the flowers and leaves of Echium
vulgare, Symphytum or other Boraginaceae. Pupation in
a dead stem or rotten wood.
adults fly in two generations a year: from late April till the end
of June and again in August-September. They come to light.
Namur, Lavaux-Ste-Anne, 29 April 2005.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)