Last modified: Aug. 28, 2020, 5:47 p.m.
A common species throughout Belgium.
The adults have been observed early June till the end of August. They are active at dusk and later come to light.
The larva lives after hibernation in a shoot or between spun leaves on Crataegus, Alnus, Betula, Quercus or Corylus. It has also been found in the catkins of Populus or Salix. Pupation in a cocoon in the larval habitation or in the soil.