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Ypsolopha dentella (Fabricius, 1775)

A rather common species throughout Belgium.

The larva feeds from a slight web on the leaves of Lonicera. Pupation in a rather long white cocoon affixed to detritus on the ground.

The adults fly in July and August. They come to light.


Belgium, Antwerpen, Brecht, 29 July 2004.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)
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