A very rare and declining species. In
Belgium mainly known from the south, though some rare records are
known from the northern provinces also.
larva lives on different grasses, especially on Dactylis glomerata
and Elymus repens. Hibernates as a small larva low down in the vegetation.
adults fly in one generation a year; from mid June towards August. They come to light and sugar.
Meuse, Montfaucon, 01 July 2005.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)