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Caloptilia populetorum (Zeller, 1839)

(Clouded Slender)
15.0030 (B&F: 281)

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

Status and ecology:

National Status: Local

A resident species on the increase, usually occurring singly or sparingly in deciduous woods chiefly in the north of the region, although sometimes fairly common at mv light at Warnham. Single-brooded, flying mainly from early July to late September, with a few adults surviving hibernation up to mid-January. Larvae feed on (silver) birch. (Pratt, 2011)

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Bracklesham, 05 x 2015 Photo: Derek Lee

Caloptilia populetorum (Zeller, 1839)

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