Gracillariidae : Gracillariinae
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  04/04/2014 - Norwich, South Croft, Hethersett

Similar Norfolk Species
Caloptilia elongella
Pale Red Slender
Caloptilia rufipennella
Small Red Slender
Caloptilia betulicola
283 Red Birch Slender
(Hering, 1927)15.005
Norfolk status
Very similar to C. elongella.
Leaf-mine: July, September - early November
larva mines the leaves initially and then living inside a rolled leaf

Recorded in 17 (25%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1986.
Last Recorded in 2014.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/06/2014 to 12/08/2014127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
23/04/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
04/10/2013128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
22/07/2013128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
25/04/2013127TG20 - Norwich
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Wingspan: 14-16mm
Season: Two Generations. June-July. Sep. Overwintering to reappear in spring.
Foodplant:   Birch.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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