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Argyresthia retinella (Zeller, 1839)

A common species in most areas of Belgium.

The larva lives in the shoots or a bud of Betula.

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

Belgium, Antwerpen, Schoten, 24 May 2007.
(Photo © Adriaan Peeters)
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