A rare species occurring especially in the south of Belgium,
though sometimes observed in other regions.
larva lives on various herbaceous plants like Lamium album and Stellaria. Hibernates as a small larva.
adults fly from late May till the end of June in one generation a year. The moths can easily
be disturbed from the vegetation and come to light.
Namur, Belvaux, 10 May 2003.
(Photo © Leo Janssen)