rather common species throughout Belgium.
larva lives under a slight silken web on the upperside of the leaves of
Betulus. It pupates in a dense white cocoon on or close to the ground.
adults fly in two generations a year from May till June and again during August. They come to light.
Antwerpen, Zwijndrecht, 18 October 2008.
ex. larva (Photo © Chris Snyers)