Last modified: Feb. 14, 2021, 6:23 p.m.
A rare and widespread species throughout Belgium, observations always in the neighbourhood of water or damp places.
The larva feeds at night. It hibernates as a larva and pupates underground.
They come to light in small numbers and more frequently to sugar.
The adults fly in one generation from early June till mid August.
The larva feeds at night on a wide range of plants , such as: Rumex, Taraxacum, Salix, Malus, Prunus spinosa, Galium etc.