Last modified: April 28, 2020, 1:31 p.m.
A rare and local species in Belgium, with most observations in the great area between Antwerp and Brussels.
The species is known to migrate.
The adults have mainly been observed in June and July and sometimes a partial second generation occurs during August. Easily disturbed by day. They come to light.
The larva feed on a variety of herbaceous plants including Cirsium arvense, Atriplex, Rumex, Teucrium, Diplotaxis tenuifolia and Cytisus.Hinbernates in a hibernaculum and pupates the following spring.