rare and local species in Belgium, only known from the Kempen and the southern part of the country.
larva lives on Cytisus. Hibernates as a larva and pupates in a cocoon in plant debris.
adults fly usually in one generation, sometimes a second one from late
May towards mid August. Frequently disturbed from the food plant and
other low vegetation by day. They are active from dusk onwards and
later come to light.
Luxembourg, Nassogne, 10 June 2005.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)