not so common and local species throughout Belgium.
larva lives on Fagus. It pupates in a cocoon
between two spun leaves.
adults fly in two overlapping generations; from mid April till June, and from
July till early September. When conditions are favourable, a third generation occurs till early October. They come to light.
Antwerpen, Viersel, 06 May 2004.
(Photo © Maarten Jacobs)