Last modified: Oct. 15, 2022, 11:27 a.m.
A rare, local and declining species in Belgium. Known from the coast, the Kempen and the southern part of the country.
Hibernates as a small 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 till mid July.
The larva lives mainly on Betula and Myrica gale, but has also been observed to feed on other plants like: Lonicera, Salix or Vaccinium.