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Aristotelia ericinella (Zeller, 1839)

Rather common all over Belgium, but restricted to heathland habitats.

The larva lives in a silken tube amongst the shoots of Calluna.

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


Belgium, Luxembourg, Nassogne, 22 July 2004.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)
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