rather common but local species throughout Belgium.
larva lives on the flowers and seeds of Stellaria and Cerastium,
especially Cerastium holosteoides. Hibernates as a
pupa, sometimes several years, in a cocoon underground.
adults fly mainly in May and June. They are active during the day.
Namur, Hour, 05 May 2010.
(Photo © Jean-Yves Baugnée)