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Achlya flavicornis (Linnaeus, 1758)

A not so common species throughout Belgium.

The larva lives on Betula. Hibernates as pupa in a loose cocoon among debris.

The adults fly from late February till mid April. They come to light and sugar.


Belgium, Limburg, Kinrooi, 18 March 2005.
(Photo © Maarten Jacobs)
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