Last modified: June 11, 2022, 12:08 p.m.
A very rare and declining species throughout Belgium.
Hibernates as a pupa in an underground cocoon.
The adults come to light and sugar.
The adults fly in one generation a year: from May till late July.
The larva lives on a variety of herbaceous plants, shrubs and trees like: Betula, Quercus, Cytisus scoparius, Genista tinctoria, Calluna vulgaris, Myrica gale and Pteridium aquilinum.