Last modified: Feb. 21, 2020, 10:06 a.m.
A rare and widespread species in Belgium.
Hibernates as an egg. Pupation in a cocoon among plant debris or underground. The adults come to light and sugar.
The adults fly in one generation a year; from early July till late September.
The larva lives on a variety of herbaceous plants, shrubs and trees like Sanguisorba minor, Dipsacus, Artemisia vulgaris, Galium, Prunus spinosa and also Salix.