Last modified: March 28, 2022, 6:27 p.m.
A fairly common species throughout Belgium, especially in the northeastern and southern part.
Hibernates as a pupa in a cocoon on or below the ground among roots.
The adults are active at dusk and later come to light and sugar.
The adults fly from mid May till mid July in one generation.
The larva lives on several herbaceous plants like: Potentilla erecta and Potentilla reptans. Also on Cytissus and Calluna vulgaris.