Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae

01130 Caloptilia semifascia, (Haworth, 1828)

BF0290 (ABH15.012)


General Information

This moth has a diagnostic angled light streak starting at the leading edge of the forewing.


The larvae produce a gallery mine which leads to a squarish blotch. They later form up to three leaf tubes/cones.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an adult.

Wingspan: 10-12mm
Foodplant(s): Field Maple (Acer campestre), Sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus)
Flying: One generation, September-May (hibernates)

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species

Larva Type:
White, black