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Isophrictis striatella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

A rather common species throughout Belgium.

The larva lives in the seed-head of Tanacetum vulgare or Achillea ptarmica. It hibernates. Pupation in a dead stem.

The adults fly from the end of June till early September. Most specimens have been observed in July. They occasionally come to light.

Belgium, Antwerpen, Schoten, 31 July 2005.
(Photo © Adriaan Peeters)

Comments to Willy De Prins or Chris Steeman
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