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Gracillariidae

282 (Pale Red Slender), Caloptilia elongella (Linnaeus, 1761)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

A resident species, probably occurring singly or sparingly by day and at mv light near a few deciduous woods. Double-brooded, flying mainly from mid-July to mid-November, and then reappearing in noticeably smaller numbers after hibernation when they are present in spring up to mid-May. Larvae feed on alder. (Pratt, 2011)

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larval feeding signs on alder
Kent, 23 ix 2012 Photo: Tony Davis

Caloptilia elongella (Linnaeus, 1761)

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Distribution map for Caloptilia elongella

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