Last modified: Sept. 17, 2022, 4:39 p.m.
A rather common species throughout Belgium, especially in the northern part.
Hibernates as a pupa in a fragile underground cocoon.
The adults come to light and sugar.
The adults fly in two, sometimes three hard to separate generations a year: from April till mid October.
The larva lives on a variety of herbaceous plants like: Atriplex, Urtica, Rumex or Chenopodium.