Last modified: Jan. 2, 2021, 10:05 a.m.
A rare and local species throughout Belgium, more frequently seen in the centre and south of the country.
The young larva lives on lower plants and later it lives on leaves of deciduous trees and shrubs. Hibernates as an egg. The adults come to light and sugar.
The adults fly from mid September till the end of October in one generation.
The larva lives on several species of lower plants like Trifolium, Ranunculus and Stellaria media. Later on, it lives on the leaves of deciduous trees especially Crataegus and shrubs.