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Crambus pascuella (Linnaeus, 1758)

A common species throughout Belgium.

The larva feeds on various grass species, especially on Poa spp. It probably hibernates.

The adults fly from the end of May till the end of August. They are easily disturbed by day and come readily to light.


Belgium, Namur, Hastière, 04 June 2008.
(Photo © Jean-Yves Baugnée)
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