Last modified: March 13, 2021, 1:51 p.m.
A rare species in many parts of Belgium. More observations and not so rare in the southern part of the country.
The larva hibernates as a young larva on the food plant and pupates later in loose earth.
The adults fly from the end of June till early August. They come to light.
The larva lives mainly on several coniferous trees like: Picea , Abies alba and Taxus baccata. Also found on: Carpinus betulus, Betula, Quercus, Prunus spinosa, Vaccinium uliginosum and Lonicera xylosteum.