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Bucculatrix maritima Stainton, 1851

Saltern Bent-wing
14.0030 (B&F: 267)


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

Nationally Scarce B

A resident species occurring singly or sparingly at mv light in or near coastal salt marshes across the region. Double-brooded, flying mainly from early May to mid-August. Larvae feed on the florets of sea wormwood and sea aster. (Pratt, 2011)

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Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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