Last modified: Feb. 12, 2020, 4:52 p.m.
A common species throughout Belgium.
The adults fly in one generation a year; from late April till the end of August. Sometimes a partial second generation occurs during September and October. They come to light.
The larva lives on various species of herbaceous plants like Rumex and Urtica. Hibernates as a pupa in a cocoon among plant debris.