A not so common species in Belgium.
larva lives on Genista anglica, Ulex or Cytisus
scoparius. Hibernates as young larva hidden among twigs of the food plant.
adults fly in one, sometimes two generations a year; from late May till
early September. They come to light in small numbers.
Namur, Lavaux-Ste-Anne, 01 June 2003.
fresh specimen (Photo © Chris Steeman)