rather common species throughout Belgium.
larva feeds from a slight web on the upperside of the leaves of
Quercus. Pupation in a whitish boat-shaped cocoon on a leaf,
trunk, or amongst leaf-litter on the ground. The adults hibernate.
adults can be observed from mid July towards April. They occasionally come
Antwerpen, Schoten, 31 March 2004.
(Photo © Leo Janssen)