Last modified: Aug. 6, 2020, 9:44 p.m.
A common species throughout Belgium. Most records are from the northern part of the country.
The larval period can last up to 4–5 years. The adult moths come to light.
The adults fly in one generation a year from late April till early August.
The larva feeds on the wood of various deciduous trees like Salix, Betula, Populus and Alnus.