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Cyclophora punctaria (Linnaeus, 1758)

A fairly common species throughout Belgium.

The larva lives on Quercus and on Betula. Hibernates as pupa, attached to a fallen oak leaf.

The adults fly in two generations a year; from mid April till mid June and from early July till late September. They come to light.


Belgium, Namur, Wavreille, 26 April 2007.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)
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