15.015 Ribwort Slender Aspilapteryx tringipennella (Zeller, 1839)

Family
Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae. 
 
Status
Resident. Local. 
 
Flight period
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VC72
First was found at Connansknowe near Kirkton on 4th July 2011.
Other sites: Caerlaverock WWT, Courance.
 
VC73
First for Dumfries & Galloway was of a mine found on Plantago at Southerness on 11th July 1982 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton.
Other sites: Auchenshore on Auchencairn Bay, Balcary Hill, Cleugh SSSI, Dalbeattie, Dalshangan, Edingham, Mullock Bay, Knowetop Lochs SWT, Mersehead RSPB, Ravenshall Point, Rockcliffe.
 
VC74
No records.
 
Life cycle
Bivoltine. Mine season is during June to July and October through to April.
 
Larval foodplant
Ribwort Plantain.
 
Identification


Habitat


Recorders' notes

© Keith Naylor, Mersehead RSPB, 18 August 2006

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