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Peridea anceps (Goeze, 1781)

A rather common species throughout Belgium.

The larva lives on different species of Quercus. Hibernates as a pupa usually deep in the ground.

The adults fly from April till June. They come to light.


Belgium, Limburg, Kinrooi, 30 April 2004.
(Photo © Maarten Jacobs)

Comments to Willy De Prins or Chris Steeman
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