very rare and very local species in Belgium. Most observations are from the
coast and from the south of the country.
larva lives on Galium. Hibernates as a pupa in a
cocoon among plant debris.
adults fly from May till mid July, sometimes a partial second
generation occurs in August and September. They can be seen during the
day, but are most active from dusk onwards and later come to
Namur, NP Lesse et Lomme, 07 July 2006.
(Photo © Steeman Chris)