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Bucculatrix frangutella (Goeze, 1783)

Buckthorn Bent-wing
14.0060 (B&F: 270)

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


A resident species whose adults only come singly to mv light, while larvae occur sparingly on heaths across the region. Single-brooded, flying mainly during June and July. Larvae feed on alder buckthorn. (Pratt, 2011)

Bucculatrix frangutella (Goeze, 1783)
Kithurst Meadow, 30 v 2017
Photo: Colin Knight

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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