Last modified: Oct. 15, 2022, 11:25 a.m.
A rare and local species throughout Belgium, with a preference for sandy soils. The species has declined substantially. More frequently observed in the south of the country.
Hibernates as a half-grown larva and pupates underground.
The adults come to light and sugar.
The adults fly in one generation from mid May till late July.
The larva lives on various herbaceous plants, shrubs and trees as: Erica, Calluna, Vaccinium or Ononis.