rather common species throughout Belgium.
larva lives on Cupressus and Juniperus. Also on cultivars. Hibernates as pupa in a cocoon on the food plant.
adults fly from late April twards end of June in one generation a year.
They are active from dusk onwards and later come to light.
Antwerpen, Kontich, 06 June 2004.
(Photo © Gaston Sallaets)