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15.003 (BF281)

Clouded Slender   

Caloptilia populetorum
Adult: 2
Leaf Mine: R

Life cycle

Larvae present June-July, July-September, initially in a long gallery, then in a blotch mine, then in a leaf rolled lengthways, upperside inwards.  Adults June-August, September-May.

Larval foodplants

Birch species, generally on human-height saplings.

2 record(s) from 1 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2020
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 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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