Last modified: April 15, 2021, 10:59 a.m.
A common species throughout Belgium.
The adults fly in one generation a year; from mid May towards early August. Sometimes a partial second generation occurs from late August till September. They come to light.
The larva lives on several shrubs and trees, especially Crataegus and Prunus spinosa. Hibernates as young larva and pupates between leaves.