Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae

0289 (ABH15.011) Caloptilia falconipennella, (Hübner, [1813])


Mine on Alder
Mine on Alder
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Mine on Alder
 Photo © Barry Dickerson

General InformationOverwinters as Overwinters as an adult.

Wingspan: 12-14mm
Foodplant(s): Alder (Alnus glutinosa)
Flying: One generation, late September-April (hibernates)
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 26 (9.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in April 2022

Recorded date range (Adult): 06 April to 15 September

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 04 July to 30 October