Last modified: Feb. 14, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
In Belgium a very rare species in the coastal region and along the river Schelde. Nowadays only known from the coast.
Hibernates as a small larva and pupates in a cocoon deep underground. The adults come to light and sugar.
The adults fly from July till early September.
The larva lives on a variety of herbaceous plants growing on sandy soil, mainly on Rumex and Atriplex, but also on: Lathyrus, Aira, Asparagus officinalis, and Honckenya.