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Scopula nigropunctata (Hufnagel, 1767)

A not so common species in Belgium, occurring throughout the country.

The larva lives on different species of herbaceous plants, like Taraxacum and Clematis. Hibernates as half-grown larva.

The adults fly in one generation a year; from late May towards early August. They come to light.

Belgium, West-Vlaanderen, Koksijde, 17 June 2005.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)
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