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Sciota rhenella (Zincken, 1818)

A rare species in Belgium, mainly known from the northern part.

The larva lives between spun leaves on Populus. The pupa hibernates.

The adults fly from early June till July. They are active during the night and later come to light.


Belgium, Antwerpen, Schoten, 11 June 2006.
(Photo © Adriaan Peeters)
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