rather rare species in Belgium, known from five provinces.
larva feeds from a slight web, on the leaves of Acer campestre,
or, sometimes, A. pseudoplatanus. Pupation in a soft white
cocoon in moss on the trunks or amongst detritus on the ground.
adults fly from July to September. They occasionally come to light.
Namur, Lavaux-Ste-Anne, 22 August 2003.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)