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Eulithis testata (Linnaeus, 1761)

A rather common species throughout Belgium.

The larva lives on Salix, Populus tremula, Vaccinium and Betula. Hibernates as egg on the food plant.

The adults fly in one generation a year; from early July till mid September.

Belgium, Namur, Lavaux Ste.-Anne, 13 September 2003.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)
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