Last modified: Feb. 22, 2020, 3:49 p.m.
A rather common species throughout Belgium.
Hibernates as a pupa in an underground cocoon. The adults come to light and sugar.
The adults fly in one generation a year; from mid May onwards till late August.
The larva lives on different herbaceous plants, shrubs and trees like Urtica, Humulus, Convolvulus, Rumex, Trifolium, Salix, Hedera and Corylus.