not so common species throughout Belgium.
larva lives on Ligustrum, Syringa, Fraxinus, Symphoricarpus, Viburnum opulus and Sambucus nigra
. Hibernates as a pupa underground, sometimes twice.
adults fly from late May till late August in one generation a year. They are attracted to light.
Antwerpen, Viersel, 20 June 2005.
(Photo © Maarten Jacobs)