fairly common species throughout Belgium.
larva lives on Rubus. Hibernates as pupa in a loose cocoon among debris.
adults fly in one generation a year; from mid May till the end of
August. A partial second generation occurs sometimes during September but it' s rare. They
come to light and sugar.
Namur, Lavaux-Ste-Anne, 29 June 2003.
(Photo © C. Steeman)