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Calybites phasianipennella (Hübner, [1813])

Little Slender
15.0170 (B&F: 296)

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


A resident species, occurring singly at mv light in a very few deciduous woodland habitats. Single-brooded, flying mainly from mid-July to late October and again after hibernation into May. Larvae feed on Rumex spp., Polygonum spp., and Lysimachia spp. but not confirmed here. (Pratt, 2011)

Calybites phasianipennella (Hübner, 1813)
Etchingham, 31 vii 2020
Photo: Caroline Moore
Calybites phasianipennella (Hübner, 1813)
Lindfield, 29 viii 2008
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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