local species in Belgium, observed in many provinces.
larva feeds between spun leaves or in a folded leaf on Lathyrus,
Vicia or Trifolium. The larvae of the second generation
hibernate full-fed. Pupation in the larval habitation or spun in
a leaf on the ground.
adults fly in two generations a year: from late April till mid June
and from the end of July till early September. They are active at
sunrise and at dusk and later occasionally come to light.
Luxembourg, Latour, 27 May 2005.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)