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Satyrium pruni (Linnaeus, 1758)

A local species occurring only in the south of Belgium, but recently observed in the province of Brabant Vulnerable.

The larva lives mainly on Prunus spinosa.

The adults fly from mid May till the end of July.

Belgium, Namur, Dourbes, 08 June 2004.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)

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