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Caloptilia alchimiella (Scopoli, 1763)

Yellow-triangle Slender
15.0080 (B&F: 286)

Synonym(s):
Caloptilia swederella (Thunberg, 1788)


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

Common

A resident species, usually occurring singly, occasionally sparingly at mv light amongst open deciduous woodland; sometimes fairly common near Kingsley Green. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late May to early September. Larvae feed on oak. (Pratt, 2011)

Caloptilia alchimiella (Scopoli, 1763)
Marlpit Shaw, Nymans, 17 viii 2016
Photo: Bob Foreman
Caloptilia alchimiella (Scopoli, 1763)
Eastbourne, 24 vii 2018
Photo: David Lester
Caloptilia alchimiella (Scopoli, 1763)
Lindfield, 20 ix 2010
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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