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Nemapogon clematella (Fabricius, 1781)

A rather rare species in Belgium.

The larva lives on several species of fungi, also in dead wood. It hibernates. Pupation takes places in the fungus or wood.

The adults have been observed from June till August. They come occasionally to light.


Belgium, Namur, Belvaux, 08 August 2007.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)
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