common species throughout Belgium.
larva lives on a great variety of deciduous trees and shrubs with a
preference for Quercus.
Hibernates as egg on the food plant.
adults fly from September till the end of December, sometimes till mid
January especially when conditions are mild. They come to light.
The females are completely apterous.
Namur, Wavreille, 18 November 2006.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)