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Bucculatrix cristatella (Zeller, 1839)

Crested Bent-wing
14.0010 (B&F: 265)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Gracillarioidea
    »Family: Bucculatricidae
      »Subfamily: Teichobiinae
        »Tribe: Phalacropterygini

Nationally Scarce B

A resident species in danger of extinction in the West where the only recent record came from Thorney Island in 1992. Presumed extinct in the East since its last listing in 1905. Larvae feed on yarrow. (Pratt, 2011)

Bucculatrix cristatella Zeller, 1839
gen. det. Tony Davis
Findon Valley, 04 vi 2015
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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