Last modified: July 6, 2021, 6:42 p.m.
First observation for this species in Belgium was on 07 September 1991 at Schoten (AN). Nowadays (2020) an uncommon species, more frequently observed in the northern part of Belgium.
The larva feeds in catkins of the food plant, very occasionally between spun leaves.
The adults rest during the day on the trunks of the food plants. They are frequently attracted to light.
The adults fly from mid June till early September.