not so common species in Belgium, mainly known from the northern part
of the country, and from 2 provinces in the south.
larva lives on different species of deciduous trees and shrubs including Salix, Betula, Quercus, Crataegus, Ulmus, Alnus, Carpinus, Tilia, Acer, Prunus, Lonicera and Vaccinium. Pupation under a
leaf of the food plant. Hibernates as an egg.
adults fly from mid July till end September. They come to light.
Luxembourg, Torgny, 25 August 2006.
(Photo © Pieter Vantieghem)