Last modified: Oct. 10, 2023, 6:59 p.m.
A very rare and local species that is occasionally seen in LX. A good healthy population was discovered in 2023 in the great area around Meix-devant-Virton in the Gaume.
Overwinters in the egg stage. The adults are easily disturbed during daytime. The adults come very early to light after dark.
The adults are on the wing, usually from late August till mid-September.
The polyphagous caterpillar develops on various shrubs and low plants like Galium, Rumex, Taraxacum, Sorbus, Corylus, Rhamnus, or Populus.
It is found in light woods and shrubby wastelands.