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Caloptilia cuculipennella (Hübner, 1796)

Feathered Slender
15.0020 (B&F: 280)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Gracillarioidea
    »Family: Gracillariidae
      »Subfamily: Gracillariinae
        »Tribe: Phalacropterygini

Nationally Scarce A

A resident species in danger of extinction in the West and presumed extinct in the East. The only recent records have come from Ferring (2011) and Warnham (2008). Single-brooded, flying elsewhere mainly from September to May. Larvae feed on ash, (wild) privet and oval-leaved garden privet. (Pratt, 2011)

Caloptilia cuculipennella (Hübner, 1796)
Bexhill-on-Sea, 04 vii 2018
Photo: Keith Hackett
Caloptilia cuculipennella (Hübner, 1796)
Sedlescombe, 31 viii 2013
Photo: Dave Monk
Caloptilia cuculipennella (Hübner, 1796)
Sedlescombe, 02 viii 2013
Photo: D Monk
Caloptilia cuculipennella (Hübner, 1796)
Sedlescombe, 02 viii 2013
Photo: Dave Monk
Caloptilia cuculipennella (Hübner, 1796)
Sedlescombe, 31 viii 2013
Photo: D Monk

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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