common species throughout Belgium, in some places a common household
larva lives on seeds, dried plants, wool, skins, dead insects, frass,
books, in birds nests, etc. Pupation in the larval feeding place,
in a cocoon of silk mixed with the material on which the larva has
adults have been observed the all year round, most specimens however
in July and August.
Antwerpen, Mortsel, 09 July 2003.
(Photo © Leo Janssen)