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Nudaria mundana (Linnaeus, 1761)

A very rare species in Belgium, nowadays only known from the southern part of our country. A declining species everywhere.

The larva feeds on lichens growing on rocks, stone walls, bushes, fences and gateposts. Hibernation as a larva, pupation in a loose cocoon in crevices.

The adults fly in one generation a year; from end of June till half August. They come sparsely to light.

Belgium, Luxembourg,Bellefontaine, 04 July 2010.
(Photo © Thomas Gyselinck)
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