Last modified: April 23, 2019, 12:44 p.m.
A rather common species throughout Belgium.
Overwinters as a larva, almost fully grown an pupates in an underground cocoon. The adults come to light and sugar.
The adults fly in one generation a year; onwards from late May towards early August.
The larva lives on a variety of herbaceous plants like Rumex, Galium, Plantago, Vicia, Polygonum bistorta and Fragaria.