Last modified: March 13, 2023, 2:36 a.m.
A common species throughout Belgium.
The species 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 to mid-October.
The larva lives on a variety of herbaceous plants, shrubs, and trees like Rumex, Plantago, Humulus lupulus, Rubus, Crataegus, and Salix.