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Apoda limacodes (Hufnagel, 1766)

A rather common species throughout Belgium.

The larva lives on a wide variety of trees and lower plants with a preference for Quercus. Hibernates as larva in a cocoon on the underside of a leaf.

The adults fly from mid May till early August. They come to light.


Belgium, Antwerpen, Willebroek, 28 May 2003.
(Photo © Leo Janssen)
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