rare and local species in Belgium. Probably overlooked in many places.
First observation for this species in our country was on 07 September
1991 at Schoten (AN). Hitherto known already from 4
larva feeds in catkins of Salix and Populus, very occasionally between
adults fly from mid June till early September. They rest
during the day on the trunks of the food plants. They are frequently
attracted to light.
but differs in having a whitish subcostal spot at one fifth
of the base and three yellowish basal tergites of the abdomen.
Oost-Vlaanderen, Kallo, 23 June 2006.
(Photo © Leo Janssen)