all over Belgium, but populations are declining in many localities.
larva lives mainly on Fabaceae, but also on other plant families.
It has been recorded from Cytisus, Genista, Chamaespartium,
Chamaecytisus, Ulex, Anthyllis, Dorycnium,
Onobrychis, Helianthemum, Rubus, Cornus,
Arbutus, Vaccinium, Rhamnus, Frangula,
and Hippophae rhamnoides.
adults fly from late April till the end of June.
Namur, Lavaux-Ste-Anne, 16 May 2005.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)