Last modified: Nov. 2, 2022, 3:34 p.m.
A common species throughout Belgium.
The young larva hibernates in a silk hibernaculum near the base of a stem of the food plant. In spring it feeds in a terminal shoot and spun into a large bunch.
Pupation in the larval feeding place, in a spun leaf or in moss.
Theadults are active at dusk and later come to light.
The adults have been observed from the end of May till mid September.
The larva eats on the stem of Rubus spp.