Last modified: March 13, 2023, 2:11 a.m.
A rather common species throughout Belgium.
The larva hibernates as a pupa in various species of deciduous trees, burrowing into rotten wood.
The adults come to light and sugar.
The adults fly in two generations a year, from early May till late September.
The larva lives on various species of deciduous trees, but mainly on: Betula and Alnus, also on Salix and Populus.