Last modified: Sept. 15, 2023, 12:22 p.m.
A rare and local species in Belgium, mainly known from the southern part.
It hibernates as a larva between spun leaves on the ground where it later pupates in a cocoon. The adults are active from dusk onwards and later come to light and sugar.
The adults fly in one generation a year; from mid June towards end of August.
The larva lives on a variety of trees and shrubs such as Quercus, Crataegus and Corylus. It feeds mainly on fallen leaves.