not so common species throughout Belgium.
larva lives in the flowers and the seed pods of Linaria vulgaris
and Antirrhinum. Hibernates as pupa among plant debris.
adults fly in two generations a year: from the end of April till
mid July, and from the end of August till well into October. They come
Antwerpen, Kapellen, 02 September 2004.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)