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Olethreutes arcuella (Clerck, 1759)

Recorded from many localites in Belgium, but never in great numbers.

The larva feeds on leaf litter and withered leaves of several herbaceous plants.

The adults fly from late May till mid August. They are active during the day and later come to light.

Belgium, Limburg, Kinrooi, 04 June 2004.
(Photo © Maarten Jacobs)
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