common species throughout Belgium.
larva feeds in a shoot of Pinus sylvestris. It pupates in
a silken cocoon covered with frass in the larval feeding place.
The species hibernates in the egg stage.
adult flies from the beginning of June till mid August. The adults
are active at dusk and come to light.
Antwerpen, Ranst, 08 August 2003.
(Photo © Leo Janssen)