Last modified: Feb. 12, 2020, 3:10 p.m.
A common species throughout Belgium, with a preference for sandy soils.
The adults fly in one, sometimes two generations a year; from beginning of June towards September, very rarely till late October. They come to light and sugar.
The larva feeds on various lichens growing on trees and bushes. Hibernates as a larva and pupates among plant debris.