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Catoptria pinella (Linnaeus, 1758)

A rather common species throughout Belgium.

The larva lives on the roots and lower stem of different species of Poaceae.

The adults fly in July and August. They come to light.

Belgium, Namur, Jemelle, 12 July 2008.
(Photo © Jean-Yves Baugnée)
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