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Eupithecia subfuscata (Haworth, 1809)

A rather common species throughout Belgium.

The larva lives mainly on a great variety of herbaceous plants, also on woody broadleaved plants and frequently on deciduous trees like Salix and Populus tremula. Hibernates as pupa among plant debris or behind loose bark.

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


Belgium, Luxembourg, Latour, 21 May 2005.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)

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