Gracillariidae : Gracillariinae
ABH BF
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Similar Norfolk Species
Caloptilia alchimiella
Yellow-triangle Slender
 
Caloptilia robustella
287 New Oak Slender
Jäckh, 197215.009
Norfolk status
Woodland, heathland ad scrub.
Very similar to C. alchimiella, shorter and less clearly defined yellow blotch on the forewing. (gen.det advised)

First gen appears around three weeks before C.alchimiella, flying any time between April and November. (C. alchimella flight period is from May to July only)


Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required



Please record as the aggregate Caloptilia alchimiella/robustella if uncertain.

Leaf-mine: May - July, September - October.
Short gallery becoming a blotch. Later in up to three cones at the edge of the leaf.

Recorded in 28 (41%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1989.
Last Recorded in 2014.

 

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Determination
Caloptilia robustella Weeting Heath 27.v.2013 slide IB402 (I. Barton)
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/08/2014128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
29/06/2014+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
26/06/2014+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
31/10/2013+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
17/10/2013+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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Wingspan: 10-13mm
Season: Two Generations. Apr-June. Jul-Sept.
Foodplant:   Oak.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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