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Bucculatrix thoracella (Thunberg, 1794)

(Lime Bent-wing)
14.0090 (B&F: 273)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Gracillarioidea
  »Family: Bucculatricidae
   »Subfamily: Teichobiinae
    »Tribe: Phalacropterygini

Synonym(s):

Bucculatrix hippocastanella (Duponchel, 1840)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

A resident species whose larvae usually occur sparingly in a very few places across the region, but sometimes common at Arundel. Adults are apparently scarce throughout. Single-brooded, flying mainly in August. Larvae feed on lime. (Pratt, 2011)

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TQ798103, 23 viii 2009 Photo: Crystal Ray

Bucculatrix thoracella (Thunberg, 1794)

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