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Callimorpha dominula (Linnaeus, 1758)

A rare and local species in Belgium, more frequently recorded from the southern provinces.

The larva lives on various herbaceous plants, especially on Symphytum. Hibernates as a larva.

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


Belgium, Luxembourg, Assenois, 05 July 2006.
(Photo © Jean-Yves Baugnée)

Comments to Willy De Prins or Chris Steeman
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