Last modified: Feb. 19, 2021, 2:39 p.m.
A common species throughout Belgium where the food plants occurs.
The larva is yellow.
Eggs are laid on roughleaved sallows. Pupates in a yellowish brown cocoon.
The adults fly in two generations a year: May-June, and July-August.
The larva lives on roughleaved sallows like: Salix aurita, S. caprea, S. cinerea, rarely on Myrica gale and very rarely on narrowleaved willows like Salix viminalis.