rather common species throughout Belgium.
larva lives on Picea spp. and Pseudotsuga
menziesii. Hibernates as young larva between needles of the food plant or among plant debris.
adults fly in two generations a year from mid April till the end of
June and from September till well in October. They come to light.
Limburg, Kinrooi, 11 May 2005.
(Photo © Maarten Jacobs)