common species throughout Belgium.
larva lives in a leaf of Quercus or Fagus
spun into a pod. It hibernates full-fed in the larval feeding place.
Pupation in the pod where the larva overwintered or in leaf-litter.
adults fly from late April till the end of June. They are active in
early evening and later come to light.
Limburg, Kinrooi, 30 April 2005.
(Photo © Maarten Jacobs)