Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae

01147 Calybites phasianipennella, (Hübner, [1813])

BF0296 (ABH15.017)


General Information

There are two main forms of this species. The nominate form has a large dorsal streak and reduced paler markings. f. quadruplella has four large creamy or whitish markings.


The larvae initially form a blotch mine and then roll the edge of the leaf, making two or more rolls.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an adult.

Wingspan: 10-11mm
Foodplant(s): Water-pepper (Persicaria hydropiper), Redshank (Persicaria maculosa), Black Bindweed (Fallopia convolvulus), Common Sorrel (Rumex acetosa), Sheep's Sorrel (Rumex acetosella), Broad-leaved Dock (Rumex obtusifolius), herbaceous plants
Flying: One generation, September-May (hibernates)
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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