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Caloptilia falconipennella (Hübner, [1813])

Scarce Alder Slender
15.0110 (B&F: 289)

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

Nationally Scarce B

A resident species with Red Data Book Class 3 status, occurring singly at mv light in a few deciduous woods. Single-brooded, flying mainly from mid-September to late October, re-emerging in March and April. Larvae feed on alder. (Pratt, 2011)

Caloptilia falconipennella (Hübner, 1813)
Sharpthorne, 19 iii 2005
Photo: Paul Clark
Caloptilia falconipennella (Hübner, 1813)
Sharpthorne, 27 iii 2012
Photo: Paul Clark

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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