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Aroga velocella (Zeller, 1839)

A rare species in Belgium.

The larva lives in a silken tube at the base of the stems of Rumex acetosella. It hibernates.

The adults have two generations per year: April-May and again July-August. They come to light.

Belgium, Limburg, Kinrooi, 19 July 2006.
(Photo © Maarten Jacobs)
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