very rare and local species in Belgium, mainly confined to the
south of the country.
larva lives mainly on Quercus,
rarely on other trees like Fagus
and Prunus domestica.
It hibernates as young larva and pupates in a cocoon attached on a twig
of the food plant.
adults fly from mid June till early August. They come to light
Antwerpen, Schoten, 07 June 2007.
(Photo © Adriaan Peeters)