common species throughout Belgium.
polyphagous species on trees and shrubs, becoming sometimes a pest in
orchards. The larva hibernates in a young stage. It first lives in a
bud and later in spun leaves or flowers. Pupation in the larval
adults fly from late May onwards till late September. They are
mainly active at dusk and later come to light.
Antwerpen, Schoten, 17 June 2006.
male (Photo © Adriaan Peeters)