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Eudonia truncicolella (Stainton, 1849)

A rather common species throughout Belgium.

The larva lives in a silken gallery in several species of mosses growing on the ground. It hibernates.

The adults fly from the end of July till the end of August. They fly at dusk and come to light.


Belgium, Luxembourg, Witry, 05 August 2006.
(Photo © Jean-Yves Baugnée)

Comments to Willy De Prins or Chris Steeman
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