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Diurnea fagella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

A common early spring species throughout Belgium.

The larvae lives between two leaves spun together of various deciduous trees.

The adults fly from early March and April in one generation. The females have short wings.

Belgium, Namur, Belvaux, 01 April 2006.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)
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