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Aspilapteryx tringipennella (Zeller, 1839)

(Ribwort Slender)
15.0150 (B&F: 294)

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

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

A resident species, usually occurring singly, occasionally sparingly by day and at mv light in open habitats. Sometimes fairly common at Warnham. Widespread. Double-brooded, flying mainly from late April to late May and again more frequently from mid-July to late August. Larvae feed on ribwort plantain. (Pratt, 2011)

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Saltdean, 04 v 2014 Photo: Tim Wilton

Aspilapteryx tringipennella (Zeller, 1839)

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Distribution map for Aspilapteryx tringipennella

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