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Polygonia c-album (Linnaeus, 1758)

A common species throughout Belgium.

The larva lives on Ulmus, Salix, Corylus, Humulus, Urtica, Ribes, etc. Hibernates as imago.

The adults fly in two generation a year: from mid June till early August, and from the end of August till the end of May of the subsequent year.


Belgium, Antwerpen, Hoboken, 16 July 2004.
(Photo © Toon Verbruggen)
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