Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Caloptilia stigmatella Fabricius, 1781
White-triangle Slender

Family: Gracillariidae
Checklist Number: 15.010

This species can be double brooded with adults on the wing in June and July, and September and October. Over winters as an adult. Associated with woodland and gardens.

The larvae are leaf-miners, feeding on willow (Salix) and poplar (Populus) leaves.

Caloptilia stigmatella
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