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Bucculatrix ulmella Zeller, 1848

Oak Bent-wing
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Bucculatrix sircomella (Stainton, 1848)
Bucculatrix vetustella Stainton, 1849

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


A resident species whose larvae are often fairly common and sometimes common in parts of the West, although adults are noticeably less frequent away from the Walberton area. Much less numerous in the East but perhaps seriously under-recorded. Double-brooded, flying mainly from late April to mid-June, and again in July and August. Larvae feed on oak and hornbeam. (Pratt, 2011)

Bucculatrix ulmella Zeller, 1848
Crowborough, 24 viii 2016
Photo: Charles Waters
Bucculatrix ulmella Zeller, 1848
Sharpthorne, 27 v 2005
Photo: Paul Clark

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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