Last modified: Jan. 17, 2023, 6:25 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; from late May till early August.
The larva lives on a variety of herbaceous plants like: Rumex, Galium, Plantago, Vicia, Polygonum bistorta or Fragaria.