Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae

01125 Caloptilia populetorum, (Zeller, 1839)

BF0281 (ABH15.003)


General Information

This species can be identified by the dark spots on the leading edge of the forewing and the darker cilia.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an adult.

Wingspan: 11-14mm
Foodplant(s): birches (Betula spp.)
Flying: One generation, August-May (hibernates)
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Heathland, scrub and open woodland.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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