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Caloptilia azaleella (Brants, 1913)

Azalea Leaf Miner
15.0070 (B&F: 285)


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

Local

A resident species occurring singly or sparingly at mv light in a few places but scarce in the East. Triple-brooded, flying mainly throughout May and June, from late July to late September and again from late October to early November. Larvae feed on the leaves of garden azalea and on rhododendron. (Pratt, 2011)

Caloptilia azaleella (Brants, 1913)
Lindfield, 11 viii 2009
Photo: Bob Foreman
Caloptilia azaleella (Brants, 1913)
Sharpthorne, 27 v 2005
Photo: Paul Clark
Caloptilia azaleella (Brants, 1913)
Findon Valley, 13 xi 2012
Photo: Mike Snelling
Caloptilia azaleella (Brants, 1913)
Crowborough, 27 ix 2014
Photo: Charles Waters
Caloptilia azaleella (Brants, 1913)
Crowborough, 25 x 2014
Photo: Charles Waters

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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