very rare and local species in Belgium, mainly observed in the three
southernmost provinces. In some localities sometimes common.
larva lives on a variety of trees and bushes, amongst which Prunus
spinosa and Crataegus. Hibernates as pupa
among plant debris.
adults fly from late April till June in one generation a year. They
come to light.
Luxembourg, Nassogne, 26 April 2007.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)