A rare species in Belgium, mainly known from the southern areas.
larva lives on a variety of
deciduous trees and herbaceous plants like Quercus, Salix, Crataegus, Rumex, Filipendula ulmaria and Silene. Hibernates as an egg.
adults fly from early September till the end of October in one generation a year. They come
to light and sugar.
Namur, Lavaux-Ste-Anne, 21 September 2003.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)