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Aspilapteryx tringipennella (Zeller, 1839)

Ribwort Slender
15.0150 (B&F: 294)


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

Common

A resident species, usually occurring singly, occasionally sparingly by day and at mv light in open habitats. Sometimes fairly common at Warnham. Widespread. Double-brooded, flying mainly from late April to late May and again more frequently from mid-July to late August. Larvae feed on ribwort plantain. (Pratt, 2011)

Aspilapteryx tringipennella (Zeller, 1839)
Saltdean, 04 v 2014
Photo: Tim Wilton
Aspilapteryx tringipennella (Zeller, 1839)
Crowborough, 25 vii 2014
Photo: Charles Waters

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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