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Bucculatrix thoracella (Thunberg, 1794)

Lime Bent-wing
14.0090 (B&F: 273)

Synonym(s):
Bucculatrix hippocastanella (Duponchel, 1840)


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

Common

A resident species whose larvae usually occur sparingly in a very few places across the region, but sometimes common at Arundel. Adults are apparently scarce throughout. Single-brooded, flying mainly in August. Larvae feed on lime. (Pratt, 2011)

Bucculatrix thoracella (Thunberg, 1794)
Eastbourne, 23 vii 2018
Photo: David Lester
Bucculatrix thoracella (Thunberg, 1794)
TQ798103, 23 viii 2009
Photo: Crystal Ray
Bucculatrix thoracella (Thunberg, 1794)
vacated mines on Tilia
Graffham, 05 x 2012
Photo: Tony Davis

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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