15.010 White-triangle Slender Caloptilia stigmatella (Fabricius, 1781)

Family
Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae.
 
Status
Resident. Local.
 
Flight period
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VC72
First for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Caerlaverock on 26th August 1981 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums Scotland.
Other sites: Maxwelton House, Courance.
 
VC73
First was found in Mabie Forest on 22nd September 2001.
Other sites: Balcary.
 
VC74
First was of a larval spinning found on Salix atrocinarea at Elrig Loch near Mochrum on 28th June 1988 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton.
Other sites: Kirkcolm, Torrs Warren.
 
Life cycle
Univoltine. Mine season is during July to September. First generation appears in September, overwintering, re-emerging in spring until May.
 
Larval foodplants
Aspen, Poplars, Sallow and Willows.
 
Identification
 
 
Habitat
 
 
Recorders' notes
© Brian Henderson, Courance, 18 July 2013

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