Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae

01115 Caloptilia cuculipennella, (Hübner, 1796)

BF0280 (ABH15.002)


General Information

The larvae produce a mine similar to C. syringella on the same foodplant, but with a more silvery colour.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an adult.

Wingspan: 11-12mm
Foodplant(s): Wild Privet (Ligustrum vulgare), Ash (Fraxinus excelsior)
Flying: One generation, September-May (hibernates)
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Unknown


Sea-cliffs and rough ground near the coast and woodland inland.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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