fairly rare to rare species throughout Belgium, though never in high
numbers. Can be locally fairly common.
larva lives mainly on Acer campestre but has also
been found on Acer pseudoplatanus. Hibernates as a pupa in a strong cocoon.
adults fly from April till late August in two generations a year. They come to light.
Namur, Ave-et-Auffe, 27 July 2006.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)