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Chionodes electella (Zeller, 1839)

Rarely observed in Belgium, used to be more common before 1980.

The larva makes a mine in the needles of Picea.

The adults fly from May till July. They come to light.

Belgium, Antwerpen, Kapellen, 13 June 2005.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)

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