widespread but not so common species in Belgium.
larva lives on the flowers and the buds of different plants like
e.g. Hieracium or Crepis. Hibernates as a pupa just below the ground.
adults fly in one, sometimes two generations a year; from late May till mid September. They come to light.
Antwerpen, Kapellen, 14 July 2004.
© Chris Steeman)