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Agriopis marginaria (Fabricius, 1777)

A rather common species in Belgium.

The larva lives on various deciduous trees. Hibernates as a pupa underground.

The adults occur early in the year. The males fly already in February-March till April. The females are wingless. They come to light.


Belgium, Namur, Wavreille, 16 February 2007.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)
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