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Caloptilia roscipennella (Hübner, 1796)

A rare species in Belgium.

The larva feeds on Juglans regia. Pupation under a silk membrane in a conical roll at the edge of a leaf.

The adults hibernate. They fly from August till May.

Belgium, Antwerpen, Zemst, 05 june 2009.
ex. larva (Photo © Chris Snyers)

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