common species throughout Belgium.
larva lives in a rolled leaf, occasionally in a flower-head. It is
polyphagous on herbaceous and other plants. It hibernates in an early
instar. Pupation in the larval habitation.
adults have been observed from the end of May till the end of August.
Most specimens have been observed in July. The moths are active at
sunset and come to light.
Limburg, Kinrooi, 18 July 2004.
(Photo © Maarten Jacobs)