very rare migrant in Belgium, arriving in late summer.
larva lives on different species of Solanum, but mainly on Solanum tuberosum. Pupates in a loose cocoon in the ground.
adults have been observed in summertime. They come to light, and have
the rare habit of entering bee hives.
Limburg, Kinrooi, 30 September 2005.
(Photo © Maarten Jacobs)