Last modified: Feb. 20, 2020, 7:22 p.m.
A fairly common species throughout Belgium.
Hibernates as a pupa in a loose grey cocoon under loose bark, in a crevice or in decayed wood. The adults come to light and sugar.
The adults fly in two generations a year from mid April towards mid September.
The larva lives on a wide range of broadleaved trees and shrubs, including Prunus spinosa, Crataegus, Malus, Betula, Tilia, Ulmus, Sorbus etc...