local and very rare species in Belgium, only recorded from three southern
larva lives on a variety of plants like Salix, Rubus fruticosus
or Arctostaphylos uva-ursi. Hibernates as a larva in a silk-lined chamber just below ground, in which it pupates.
adults fly from mid May till late July in one generation. They come to light and sugar.
Namur, Lavaux-Ste-Anne, 30 May 2003.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)