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Syncopacma larseniella Gozmány, 1957

Regularly encountered in several provinces in Belgium. The commonest member of this genus.

The larva feeds on Lotus corniculatus and Lotus uliginosus and lives in a spinning between the leaves. Pupation in a reddish brown silken cocoon. 

The adults fly from end of May till July. They become active during late afternoon sun above their food plants and later come to light.

Belgium, Antwerpen, Viersel, 12 July 2005.
(Photo © Maarten Jacobs)

Comments to Willy De Prins or Chris Steeman
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