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Caloptilia stigmatella Attracted to an incandescent porch light. Caloptilia,Caloptilia stigmatella,Geotagged,Leafminer,Spring,United States,insect,micromoth,moth Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Love these little weirdos :) Posted 4 months ago
    1. They are cool moths and the first Caloptilia I've seen this year. Posted 4 months ago

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''Caloptilia stigmatella'' is a moth of the family Gracillariidae. It is known from the Holarctic Region, including all of Europe .

The wingspan is 12–14 millimetres . Adults are on wing in late June and July, and again from September onwards.

The larvae feed on ''Myrica gale'', ''Populus alba'', ''Populus candicans'', ''Populus canescens'', ''Populus nigra'', ''Populus tremula'', ''Salix alba'', ''Salix aurita'', ''Salix babylonica'', ''Salix cinerea'', ''Salix dasyclados'',.. more

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Gary B
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Uploaded May 13, 2019. Captured May 12, 2019 22:08 in 4408 Miller Rd, Barnum, MN 55707, USA.
  • Canon EOS Rebel T6
  • f/4.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO800
  • 100mm