Last modified: Feb. 26, 2020, 4:56 p.m.
A rare and local species in Belgium, mainly recorded from the south.
Hibernates as an fully grown larva in a cocoon underground were it pupates later. The adults come to light and to sugar.
The adults fly from early May towards early August in one generation a year.
The nocturnal larva lives on different trees, bushes, grasses and herbaceous plants like Silene, Calluna vulgaris, Alnus, Myraca gale etc...