fairly common species throughout Belgium, but more frequently observed
in the south of the country.
larva feeds on various species of low plants like Teucrium
scorodonia. Hibernates as a pupa underground or among plant
adults fly in one generation a year; from late April till late June.
Rarely a partial second generation occurs till early August. They are
active during daytime.
Namur, Villers-sur-Lesse, 28 May 2008.
(Photo © Jean-Yves Baygnée)