Last modified: Feb. 20, 2020, 10:17 a.m.
A common species throughout Belgium. Populations can fluctuate considerably from year to year.
The adults fly from June till the end of August in one generation a year. They come to light after midnight.
The larva lives on various herbaceous plants like Urtica, Rumex obtusifolius, Rumex hydrolapathum and Cynoglossum. Hibernates as a small larva.