Last modified: May 15, 2021, 10:14 a.m.
A common species throughout Belgium.
The eggs are oviposited in small batches under a brownish secretion on the bark of a great variety of deciduous trees. The species hibernates in the egg stage.
The caterpillar lives in a rolled leaf and pupation takes places in this larval habitation.
The adults fly from sunset and come to light.
The adults fly from the beginning of June till the end of August.
The larvae live on the bark of a great variety of deciduous trees, but also on: Abies, Rubus, Lonicera or Hypericum.