Last modified: Feb. 11, 2021, 4:36 p.m.
A rare, local and declining species in Belgium. Known from the coast, the Kempen en 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 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.