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Chiasmia clathrata (Linnaeus, 1758)

A common species throughout Belgium.

The larva lives on various species of Trifolium and on Medicago sativa. Hibernates as pupa underground

The adults fly in two generations a year: from late April till well in September. They are active during the day but also come to light.


Belgium, Limburg, Kinrooi, 30 July 2004.
(Photo © Maarten Jacobs)
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