immigrant or imported species which has been observed in many areas in
Belgium, especially in the north. Numbers vary much over the years.
larva lives on a variety of plants like Echium vulgare
and Chrysanthemum, also on cultivated crops like
adults have been observed from June till November. They are active during the day and later come to
Antwerpen, Kapellen, 21 October 2004.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)