rather common species throughout Belgium.
larva spins several leaves together from which it feeds on the surrounding
leaves. It lives on Crataegus, Prunus spinosa, or
occasionally on Cotoneaster. Pupation takes places between
loosely spun leaves of the foodplant.
adults have been observed from the end of June till well in August.
They are active at dusk and later come to light.
Luxembourg, Wellin, 03 July 2004.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)