Last modified: Feb. 18, 2020, 8:17 a.m.
A common species throughout Belgium where the food plants occurs.
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.