Caloptilia stigmatella

Family: Gracillariidae        Sub-family: Gracillariinae 

288     *     Caloptilia stigmatella

Adult: March 2011
Leaf mine photographs on Willow, Salix. Oct 2011

Wingspan: 12-14mm

Flight time: September until May-June
Habitat: Woodlands where Poplar and willows are found

Mine: July-September. Egg under leaf next to a vein. Leaf tip folded under, larva in silken cocoon
Food plants: Poplar and salix

Caloptilia stigmatella

Caloptilia stigmatella
Adult: March 2011. Mine: October 2011. Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland.

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