species throughout Belgium. Numbers vary much over the years.
larva lives on Hypericum perforatum and on Astragalus glycyphyllos.
Hibernates as a pupa underground.
adults fly in two not-well defined generations a year: from early May
till the end of August. Very occasionally a partial third generation
occurs during September and October. They come to light and sugar.
Luxembourg, Nassogne, 11 May 2007.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)