rare species in Belgium, known from 5 provinces only, mainly in the
south and from the Kempen.
larva lives mainly on Vaccinium myrtillus, but also
and other deciduous trees. Hibernates as pupa in a cocoon low near the
adults fly from mid April till mid May. They come to light, usually late at night.
Antwerpen, Brecht, 26 April 2008.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)