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Caloptilia cuculipennella (Hübner, 1796)

(Feathered Slender)
15.0020 (B&F: 280)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Gracillarioidea
  »Family: Gracillariidae
   »Subfamily: Gracillariinae
    »Tribe: Phalacropterygini

Status and ecology:

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

A resident species in danger of extinction in the West and presumed extinct in the East. The only recent records have come from Ferring (2011) and Warnham (2008). Single-brooded, flying elsewhere mainly from September to May. Larvae feed on ash, (wild) privet and oval-leaved garden privet. (Pratt, 2011)

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Sedlescombe, 31 viii 2013 Photo: Dave Monk

Caloptilia cuculipennella (Hübner, 1796)

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