not so common species throughout Belgium.
larva lives on a wide range of broadleaved trees and shrubs, including Prunus spinosa, Crataegus, Malus, Betula, Tilia, Ulmus, Sorbus
Hibernates as a pupa in a
loose grey cocoon under loose bark, in a crevice or in
adults fly in two generations a year from mid April towards mid
September. They come to light and sugar.
Namur, Frasnes Lez Couvin, 18 May 2008.
(Photo © J.P. Duvivier)