15.014 Common Slender Gracillaria syringella (Fabricius, 1794)

Family
Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae.
 
Status
Resident.
 
Flight period
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VC72
First was found at Ecclefechan on 18th June 1969 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton.
Other sites: Carzield and Connansknowe near Kirkton, Courance.
 
VC73
First was found at an unknown site by person unknown prior to 1985 (BRC/MOGBI data).
Other sites: Balcary Hill, Carrick, Clifton, Colvend, Craigend in Mabie Forest, Hannaston Wood SSSI, Kirkbrae near New Galloway, Kirkcudbright, Lochaber Loch, Milton, Threave Estate NTS, Upper Clifton, Wood of Cree.
 
VC74
First was found at an unknown site by person unknown prior to 1985 (BRC/MOGBI data).
Other sites: Corsemalzie House Hotel near Mochrum, Dunskey Estate near Portpatrick, Glenstockadale near Leswalt, Glenwhan Gardens at Dunragit, Kirkcolm, Ruskin House at Newton Stewart.
 
Life cycle
Bivoltine. Mine season is during June and August to September on Ash and Privet, May to June and July to August on Lilac.
 
Larval foodplants
Ash, Privet and Lilac.
 
Identification
 
 
Habitat
 
 
Recorders' notes
We would appreciate any further details of the above VC73, 74 records.
© Valerie Harrison, Glenstockadale, 1 June 2011

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