Erebidae: Boletobiinae

2472 (ABH72.068) Lesser Belle Colobochyla salicalis, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR09018

 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards

General Information

Pupates in a cocoon if silk and mascerated bark on the food plant.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Both sexes come to light.
Often disturbed during day

Forewing length: 13-15mm.
Foodplant(s): Aspen (Populus tremula)
Flying: One generation, late May-mid July
UK Presence: Immigrant
National status: Extinct

Habitat

Clearings and open rides in damp woodland.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.

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Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
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Extinct
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Colours:
Green, yellow, orange, brown
No. of Proleg Pairs:
3