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Argyresthia spinosella (Stainton, 1849)

Present in many areas of Belgium, but rarely common.

The larva lives in the flowering shoot of Prunus spinosa.

The adults fly from early June till the beginning of July. They come to light.


Belgium, Luxembourg, Resteigne, 30 May 2008.
(Photo © Jean-Yves Baugnée)
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