rare and local inhabitant of damp locations in Belgium.
larva lives on the flowers and seed capsules of Stellaria and Cerastium. Hibernates as a pupa among plant debris, often twice.
adults fly from mid April towards early September in two generations a
year. They can be seen during sunny days visiting flowers. They come
sparsely to light.
Antwerpen, Ranst, 07 September 2004.
(Photo © Leo Janssen)