irregular and scarce immigrant. Most observations in the nort of the
larva lives on a variety of herbaceous and cultivated plants like tomato (Lycopersicon
esculentum) and Pelargonium and can
become a pest. The species is not be able to overwinter.
adults have been observed from March till December, but recorded
mostly in the autumn. They are active during the day and also at night
and later come to light and sugar.
Namur, Belvaux, 22 September 2006.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)