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Acrobasis advenella (Zincken, 1818)

Scattered all over Belgium.

The larva lives in spun flowers and young leaves of Crataegus, or, less often, Sorbus aucuparia. Pupation in the earth or in leaf-litter.

The adults fly from the end of June till the end of August. They are active during the night and come to light.

Belgium, Namur, Lavaux-Ste-Anne, 21 July 2005.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)

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