Gracillariidae : Gracillariinae
ABH BF
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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
Scarce.
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 18 (26%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1986.
Last Recorded in 2014.

 

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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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