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Caloptilia betulicola (Hering, 1928)

Red Birch Slender
15.0050 (B&F: 283)

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


A resident species, with larvae occurring sparingly and adults in singletons in a few deciduous woods. Double-brooded, flying mainly from late June to late July and again from early September to late October, and then reappearing after hibernation when they are present in spring during March and April. Larvae feed on (silver) birch. (Pratt, 2011)

Caloptilia betulicola (Hering, 1927)
Bracklesham, 07 xi 2015
Photo: Derek Lee

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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