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Anticollix sparsata (Treitschke, 1828)

A not so common species throughout Belgium.

The larva lives on the leaves and flowers of Lysimachia vulgaris. Hibernates as pupa in a cocoon on the food plant.

The adults fly from May till August. They are active from dusk onwards and later come to light.


Belgium, Antwerpen, Brecht, 04 August 2004.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)

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