rather common species throughout Belgium.
larva feeds on various species of deciduous trees like Quercus, Betula and also on Vaccinium. Hibernates as a pupa underground.
adults fly in one generation a year; from late April till early June.
Occasionally, few individuals can be seen during August and September.
They come to light.
Limburg, Genk, 08 June 2004.
(Photo © Toon Verbruggen)