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Campaea honoraria ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

A very rare and local xerothermic species in Belgium, rarely seen and only recorded from the southern provinces.

The larva lives on Quercus. Hibernates as a pupa.

The adults fly in one generation a year; from early June towards late August. They come to light.


France, Ardèche, Cévennes, 22 June 2007.
male (Photo © Chris Steeman)


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