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Teleiodes sequax (Haworth, 1828)

A very rare species in Belgium, mainly known from the limestone region in the province of Namur.

The larva feeds between spun shoots and terminal leaves of Helianthemum nummularium. Hibernates as an egg.

The adults fly in one generation a year, onwards from mid June till early August. They come to light.

Belgium, Namur, Ave-et-Auffe, 07 July 2006.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)

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