rare species throughout Belgium.
More frequent in the eastern and southern part of the country.
young, the larva lives on Quercus or Ulmus,
and later on on various herbaceous plants like Taraxacum, Plantago, Galium and Viola. Hibernates
as an adult.
adults fly from mid September till November and after hibernation again
from early March till early May. They come to light and especially on
Luxembourg, Nassogne, 07 October 2006.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)