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Cosmorhoe ocellata (Linnaeus, 1758)

A common and local species throughout Belgium.

The larva lives on Galium. Hibernates as a full-grown larva and pupates in a cocoon.

The adults fly in two, sometimes three generations a year; from mid April till October.They are active from dusk onwards and later come to light.


Belgium, West-Vlaanderen, Koksijde, 10 May 2003.
(Photo © Diederik D'Hert)
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