rather common species throughout Belgium.
larva lives on a variety of deciduous trees like Betula,
Corylus, Fagus, Quercus, Acer campestre and Carpinus
betulus. Hibernates as a pupa, in a cocoon formed either
among leaf litter, under moss or at the base of a tree.
adults fly in two generations a year: from April till June and from
July till September. They come to light.
Namur, Wavreille, 21 April 2007.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)