rather common species throughout Belgium.
larva lives on Pinus, especially Pinus sylvestris and Pinus
nigra. Hibernates as a pupa between fallen needles or among plant debris.
adults fly from May towards mid July in one generation a year. They are
active on warm days and later come to light.
Antwerpen, Kalmthout, 16 June 2005.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)