Last modified: Feb. 20, 2020, 7:35 p.m.
A common species throughout Belgium.
Hibernates as a pupa in a cocoon among plant debris. The adults come to light and sugar.
The adults fly in two or three generations a year from mid April till mid October.
The larva lives on a variety of herbaceous plants, shrubs and trees like Rumex, Plantago, Humulus lupulus, Rubus, Crataegus and Salix.