Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae

01145 Euspilapteryx auroguttella (=Eucalybites), Stephens, 1835

BF0297 (ABH15.016)


General Information

This species has characteristic orange or yellow markings against a metallic grey ground colour.


The larvae initially produce a very twisted gallery and later form a contorted cone.

Both sexes come to light.

Wingspan: 9-10mm
Foodplant(s): Perforate St John's-wort (Hypericum perforatum), Slender St John's-wort (Hypericum pulchrum)
Flying: Two generations, May and August
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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