Last modified: Oct. 15, 2022, 10:17 a.m.
A rare species throughout Belgium. More observed at the western coast, the Kempen and the southern part of the country.
Hibernates as a pupa in an underground cocoon.
The adults come to light and sugar.
The adults fly in two generations a year: from mid May till late August.
The larva lives on a variety of shrubs and trees like: Cytisus scoparius, Calluna vulgaris, Rubus, Salix, Hippophae rhamnoides or Larix.