Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Caloptilia betulicola Hering, 1928
Red Birch Slender

Family: Gracillariidae
Checklist Number: 15.005

This rare species is very similar to C. elongella but has specific food plant requirements. Bivoltine: found from June to July and September to October

Birch Betula species are the preferred foodplants

Caloptilia betulicola
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