Last modified: July 1, 2022, 10:56 a.m.
A fairly common species throughout Belgium in suitable habitat.
Hibernates as pupa in a sturdy cocoon. The males are active during sunny days and fly rapidly. The females come to light in small numbers, usually early in the night.
The adults fly from early April towards end of May, occasionally till mid June.
The larva lives mainly on Calluna, but has also been observed on Rubus and other moorland plants like Filipendula ulmaria.