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Brachmia inornatella (Douglas, 1850)

A rare and local species in Belgium, only known from 4 provinces.

The larva lives in the stem of Phragmites. It hibernates in the stem.

The adults fly in June. They come to light.

Belgium, Antwerpen, Viersel, 15 June 2004.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)
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