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Bucculatrix nigricomella (Zeller, 1839)

Daisy Bent-wing
14.0020 (B&F: 266)

Synonym(s):
Bucculatrix aurimaculella Stainton, 1849


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

Local

A resident species sometimes locally common in a range of habitats but only a very few colonies are known. Double-brooded, flying mainly from late April to early June and again during July and August. Larvae feed on oxeye daisy. (Pratt, 2011)

Bucculatrix nigricomella Zeller, 1839
Bracklesham, 13 v 2016
Photo: Derek Lee
Bucculatrix nigricomella Zeller, 1839
Lewes, 16 v 2018
Photo: Peter Tinning
Bucculatrix nigricomella Zeller, 1839
Etchingham, 31 v 2018
Photo: Caroline Moore
Bucculatrix nigricomella Zeller, 1839
Etchingham, 15 vii 2019
Photo: Caroline Moore
Bucculatrix nigricomella Zeller, 1839
Lindfield, 16 vii 2014
Photo: B Foreman
Bucculatrix nigricomella Zeller, 1839
Lindfield, 28 vii 2008
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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