Last modified: Sept. 17, 2022, 4:12 p.m.
A rather common species throughout Belgium.
When young, the larva lives in the catkins of the host plant, later on it feeds on different herbaceous plants.
Hibernates as an egg, laid in short rows on twigs of the food plant.
The adults come to light and sugar.
The adults fly mainly in September and October in one generation.
The larva lives on Salix prPopulus, later on it feeds on different herbaceous plants like Rumex.