Caloptilia elongella (Linnaeus 1761) (Family Gracillariidae)

Forewing Length: 7-8.5mm;
Wingspan: 14-16mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
April - May
June - July
May
July
May - June
August
June
August - April
(Earliest: 11.9)

Biotopes:
Wet Forest
Food:
(Larva)

Alnus glutinosa
Parasitoids:
Itoplectis alternans Larva

Scambus inanis Larva

Apanteles xanthostigma Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium: Caloptilia elongella
Caloptilia elongella
Lepiforum: Caloptilia elongella
British Leafminers: Caloptilia elongella
De Bladmineerders van Nederland: Caloptilia elongella


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