Last modified: Feb. 21, 2020, 10:04 a.m.
A very rare and local species, mainly seen in the three southern provinces of Belgium. Outside this area are usually wanderers.
Hibernates as an egg. Pupation in a cocoon among plant debris or under the ground. They come to sugar, wineroping and to light.
The adults fly in one generation a year: from mid July till end of August.
The larva lives on a range of trees and shrubs like Populus tremula, Populus nigra, Salix, Corylus avellana, Alnus, Fagus sylvatica, Ulmus campestris, Malus, Crataegus, Prunus spinosa, Ligustrum vulgare and Lonicera.