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Pempeliella ornatella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

A very rare and local species in Belgium.

The larva lives in a web amongst the roots of  Thymus

The adults fly in one generation a year; onwards from mid June towards August. Easily disturbed by day. They are active from dusk onwards and later come to light.


France, Ardèche, Cévennes, 17 June 2007.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)


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