Last modified: Sept. 28, 2019, 4:47 p.m.
A common species throughout Belgium.
Hibernates as as small larva and pupates underground. The adults come to light and sugar.
The adults fly in one long generation a year; from early June till the end of October, occasionally later.
The larva lives on a variety of herbaceous plants, shrubs and small trees like Urtica, Rumex, Digitalis, Rubus, Cytisus, Crataegus and Salix.