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Bucculatrix albedinella (Zeller, 1839)

Elm Bent-wing
14.0070 (B&F: 271)

Bucculatrix boyerella (Duponchel, 1840)

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


A resident species whose larvae occur singly or sparingly in a few timbered areas in the West. Presumed extinct in the East since its last listing in 1933. Double-brooded, flying mainly from late May into June and from late July into August. Larvae feed on elm. (Pratt, 2011)

Bucculatrix albedinella Zeller, 1839
Eastbourne, 29 vii 2019
Photo: Dennis Chanter
Bucculatrix albedinella Zeller, 1839
Brighton, 24 vi 2020
Photo: Jeremy Patterson
Bucculatrix albedinella Zeller, 1839
Saltdean, 30 vi 2015
Photo: Tim Wilton

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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