Last modified: Dec. 17, 2022, 1:43 p.m.
A common species throughout Belgium.
Hibernates as a pupa, spun between leaves or among plant debris.
The moths come to light.
The adults fly in two generations a year from late March till mid May (large and more reddish-brown specimens), and from mid June till mid August (smaller and more yellowish specimens).
The larva lives on a variety of deciduous trees and shrubs including: Prunus spinosa, Crataegus, Corylus, Betula, Alnus, Salix, Lonicera, Vaccinium etc...