´╗┐ Caloptilia stigmatella - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

GRACILLARIIDAE

Gracillariinae

Las Descargues, 31 August 2008
Caloptilia stigmatella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Caloptilia stigmatella (Fabricius, 1781)

Wingspan: 12-14mm

A bivoltine species flying from the end of May to July and again in September and October. A scarce species at Las Descargues with the only specimen positively determined taken by Bo Wikstr÷m in 2011.

Larvae are leaf-miners on Salix and Populus species.

 

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