Caloptilia rufipennella (Hübner 1796) (Family Gracillariidae)


Leaf Mines

Forewing Length: 5.5-6mm;
Wingspan: 11-12mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
May June - July
(Earliest: 23.7)
July July - May
August

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)
(Monophagous Leaf Miner)

Acer
Parasitoids:
Gelis areator Larva

Scambus inanis Larva

Rhysipolis meditator Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

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


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