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Hyles livornica (Esper, 1779)

A very rare migrant in Belgium. Not seen every year, numbers can fluctuate considerably from year tot year.

The larva lives on Galium or Rumex.

Most adults have been observed from May till October. They come to light.


Belgium, West-Vlaanderen, Koksijde, 12 June 2003.
(Photo © Diederik D'Hert)
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