Main: (Bucculatricidae / Bucculatricinae)
14.001 [B&F: 0265] Bucculatrix cristatella (Zeller, 1839)

 

Nationally scarce (Nb) on downland, grassland, waste ground and roadside verges throughout much of England. In Hampshire there are just a handful of recent records, but perhaps overlooked; on the Isle of Wight, there are no records since the Victorian County History at the turn of the 19th century. Wingspan 6-7 mm. Larva mines leaves and stems of Yarrow.

Flightime guide
StageJFM AMJ JAS OND
Adult
Larval

Records Received By Year

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Phenology - Larval Records

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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC8 Wiltshire (Hants county)
West Park (SU11)08-Aug-2001oneGreen, David G Adult
VC10 Isle of Wight
Freshwater (SZ38)1900-Vic County HistoryAdult
Sandown (SZ58)1900-Vic County HistoryAdult
VC11 South Hampshire
Browndown (SZ59)27-Jun-1982-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, PHLarval
Eastney (SZ69)04-Jul-1985-Langmaid, JohnPupal
Portsdown (SU60)29-Apr-1997-Langmaid, John & Thirlwell, IanLarval feeding signs
Eastney (SZ69)08-Sep-1997oneLangmaid, John & Thirlwell, IanCocoon
Eastney (SZ69)18-Apr-2002-Elliott, Brian & Langmaid, JohnLarval feeding signs
Eastney (SZ69)25-Apr-2002twoLangmaid, JohnCocoon
Milton Common (SU60)07-Jun-2013oneLangmaid, John, S.M. Palmer & I.R. ThirlwellAdult
VC12 North Hampshire
Longmoor (SU73)03-Jul-1980-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DHCocoon
Pyestock (SU85)28-Sep-2002oneEdmunds, RDLarval
Odiham Common (SU75)12-Oct-2002oneEdmunds, RDLarval
Harewood Forest (SU44)25-Jun-2004-Green, David G Larval
Harewood Forest (SU44)25-Jun-2004-Green, David G Larval

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