Last modified: July 1, 2022, 2:54 p.m.
A rare species throughout Belgium, mainly observed in the northern part of the country.
The adults fly in one generation a year; from early May till begin of July. They readily come to light.
The larva lives on various species of herbaceous and marshland plants like Rumex hydrolapathum, Mentha aquatica, Lysimachia vulgaris, Iris pseudacorus, Pedicularis sylvatica etc... Hibernates as a larva in a loose cocoon among plant debris.