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Ennomos quercinaria (Hufnagel, 1767)

A widespread but rare species in Belgium.

The larva lives on different species of trees, like Quercus and Fagus. Hibernates as egg on the food plant.

The adults fly in one generation a year from July till September. They come to light.


Belgium, Luxembourg, Harnoncourt, 02 July 2005.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)
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