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Acasis viretata (Hübner, 1799)

A rather common species throughout Belgium.

The larva lives on various plants, like Ilex and Hedera. Hibernates as pupa.

The adults fly in two generations a year from late April till late August. They are active from dusk onwards and later come to light.


Belgium, Antwerpen, Schoten, 30 April 2004.
(Photo © Leo Janssen)

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