local and not so common species in Belgium.
larva lives mainly Impatiens noli-tangeri, Impatiens parviflora and Impatiens glandulifera. Hibernates as pupa.
adults fly in two generations a year; from early May-June and in July-August.
They are active from late afternoon and later come to light.
Antwerpen, Oostmalle, 11 July 2005.
(Photo © Wim Veraghtert)