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Epinotia brunnichana (Linnaeus, 1767)

A rather common species in many localities in Belgium, more frequently observed in the northern provinces.

The larva rolls a leaf transversally from apex to petiole on Betula, Corylus or Salix. It pupates in the ground.

The adults fly from July till the beginning of October. They are active at dusk and later come to light.

Belgium, Limburg, Kinrooi, 19 July 2004.
(Photo © Maarten Jacobs)

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