species arrived recently in Belgium; first observation was a
female at light on 20 July 2000. This rare migrant and
perhaps transitory resident is known (stuation 2009) only for the
West-Vlaanderen, Oost-Vlaanderen and Hainaut (both 2007) and Antwerpen
(2009). After 2009 the species became known for several other new
larva lives on withered leaves of Rosa,
and Hedera helix. Hibernates as a larva and pupates among plant debris.
adults fly in one generation a year; onwards late June till August, occasionally till late September. They come to light.
West-Vlaanderen, Oostende, 03 July 2006.
(Photo © Tim Goethals)