rather common species throughout Belgium.
larva lives on a variety of plants like Plantago, Vaccinium
myrtillus, Rubus, Quercus, Prunus and Betula. Hibernates as a pupa, in a cocoon on the foodplant or in leaf litter.
adults fly in two generations a year early April till late September. They come to light and sugar.
Latour, 15 April 2005.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)