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Odezia atrata (Linnaeus, 1758)

A rare species in Belgium only known from the three southern provinces.

The larva lives in the flowers of Conopodium majus. Hibernates as egg.

The adults fly from mid June till the end of July in one generation a year. They are active during the day.


Belgium, Luxembourg, Latour, 19 June 2004.
(Photo © Chris Steeman)

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