Last modified: Feb. 18, 2022, 10:10 a.m.
A rare species in Belgium.
The larva feeds on the leaves of the food plant.
It pupates in a pale brown boat-shaped cocoon under a leaf, in a crevice in bark or among plant debris on the ground.
The adults fly by night and come to light.
The adults fly in one generation a year during August and September.
The larva feeds on Quercus, but also on other deciduous trees like: Corylus, Carpinus betulus, Betula and also Myrica gale.