fairly common species throughout Belgium.
larva lives mainly on Picea and Pinus,
but also on other coniferous trees. Hibernates as larva and pupates between needles or among plant debris.
adults fly in two generations a year from late April till early July
and from September till well in October. They come to light.
Limburg, Kinrooi, 08 October 2005.
(Photo © Maarten Jacobs)