rather common species throughout Belgium but declining.
larva lives on Salix and Populus,
especially on Populus tremula. Pupates between spun
leaves of the food plant.
adults fly in two generations a year; from mid April till the end of
May and again from July till mid August. They come to light.
Namur, Wavreille, 26 April 2007.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)