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Argyresthia albistria (Haworth, 1828)

Present in many areas of Belgium, but rarely common, most specimens observed in the limestone area.

The larva lives in a shoot or flower-bud of Prunus spinosa.

The adults fly from June till mid August. They come to light.


Belgium, Namur, Lavaux-Ste-Anne, 26 June 2004.
(Photo © Leo Janssen)

Comments to Willy De Prins or Chris Steeman
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