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Jodis lactearia (Linnaeus, 1758)

A rather common species throughout Belgium.

The larva lives on different deciduous trees like Betula, Crataegus or Quercus. The pupa hibernates.

The adults fly in one, sometimes two generations a year; from late April till early September. They come to light.


Belgium, Antwerpen, Kontich, 30 July 2004.
(Photo © Gaston Sallaets)
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