Last modified: July 28, 2019, noon
A rare, local and declining species in Belgium. Known from the coast, the Kempen en the southern part of the country.
Hibernates as a smalll larva between low vegetation and pupates underground. The adults come to light and sugar.
The adults fly in one generation a year; from mid May towards mid July.
The larva lives mainly on Betula and Myrica gale but has also been observed to feed on other plants like Lonicera, Salix and Vaccinium.