Last modified: Oct. 13, 2021, 8:56 a.m.
A common species throughout Belgium.
The adults fly in three generations a year from mid March till early September. They come to light.
The larva lives on a great range of herbaceous plants and shrubs, including Ulex, Ilex, Calluna vulgaris, Eupatorium cannabinum, Erica tetralix and Sorbus. Hibernates as pupa among plant debris.