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Gracillaria syringella (Fabricius, 1794)
previously: Caloptilia syringella (Fabricius, 1794)

(Common Slender)
15.0140 (B&F: 293)

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

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

A resident species, whose larvae are often fairly common and sometimes common in shrubby places in the West; less numerous in the East. Widespread and perhaps generally distributed. Double-brooded, flying mainly from mid-April to early June and again from late June to late August. Larvae feed on lilac, ash and privet. (Pratt, 2011)

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Hampshire, 12 v 2012 Photo: Tony Davis

Caloptilia syringella (Fabricius, 1794)

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Distribution map for Caloptilia syringella

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