Last modified: Oct. 15, 2022, 2:50 p.m.
A very common species throughout Belgium.
Hibernates as a full-grown larva in an underground cell, in which it pupates.
Sometimes seen during the day visiting flowers.
They come to light and sugar.
The adults fly in two generations a year: from late April till late October.
The larva lives on a variety of herbaceous plants and on Poaceae. Around 75 food plants are known.