Last modified: April 11, 2021, 11:04 a.m.
A local and very rarely observed species in Belgium, only known from 3 provinces. Nowadays mainly known from a few coastal places in WV.
Pale green with dorsal and dorsolateral lines darker; head green with conspicuous black ocelli; prothoracic plate green; pinacula pale green.
The larva spins the leaflets of the foodplant into tubes, often changing to new tubes.
The species hibernates in the adult stage. The adults hide during the day. They become active at night and come to light.
One generation a year: from August, hibernating till May of the next year.
Sand dunes, hedgerows and roadside verges.