A not so common species throughout Belgium.
larva lives mainly on Vaccinium myrtillus, but also
on Rubus and other herbaceous plants. Hibernates as a pupa underground.
adults fly from early May till early July. They fly during the day
in sunshine and are easily disturbed from vegetation. They come to
Antwerpen, Oostmalle, 17 June 2004.
(Photo © Wim Veraghtert)