Last modified: Jan. 11, 2022, 12:47 p.m.
A rather common species throughout Belgium.
Females deposit their eggs in fresh shoots of many different species of Salix trees. The caterpillars spin the leaves together and feed from this shelter.
Pupation in a cocoon in the earth.
The species hibernates in the adult stage. The adults come to light and sugar.
One generation a year: from mid July, hibernating till late May of the next year.
Oligophagous on Salix species.
No specific habitat requirements.