A common species throughout Belgium. Populations can fluctuate considerably from year to year.
larva lives on various herbaceous plants like Urtica, Rumex
obtusifolius, Rumex hydrolapathum and Cynoglossum. Hibernates as a
adults fly from June till the end of August in one generation a year. They come to light after midnight.
West-Vlaanderen, Koksijde, 11 August 2005.
(Photo © Maarten Jacobs)