Last modified: Feb. 22, 2020, 3:20 p.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 ayear; 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 and Larix.