rather common species throughout Belgium, the least observed in
the centre of the country.
larva lives between spun leaves and in the flowers of a great variety
of plants: Crataegus, Prunus, Rosa, Rubus,
Sorbus, Salix or Vaccinium. Pupation in a folded
leaf or the larval habitation. The species hibernates in the egg
adults fly from mid July till the end of October. They are active
from dusk and later come to light.
Limburg, Kinrooi, 27 August 2003.
(Photo © Leo Janssen)