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Evergestis limbata (Linnaeus, 1767)

A scarce species, mainly known from the east and south of Belgium.

The larva feeds on different species of Brassicaceae, but especially on Alliaria petiolata and Sisymbrium officinale.

The adults have been observed from early June till August. They come to light.

Belgium, Namur, Wellin, 21 June 2003.
(Photo © Leo Janssen)
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