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Caloptilia rufipennella
Small Red Slender (Hübner, 1796)
Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae
284 / 15.006
Photo © Mike Crewe,  MV trap, Sheringham

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Wingspan: 11-12mm
Season: (July) Aug - April (hibernates)
Foodplant:   Sycamore
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: A
Norfolk Status
Widespread.
Variety of habitats.
First discovered in Britain in 1970.
Smaller size with brown with whitish bands at the top of the forelegs diagnostic.

Recorded in 47 (68%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1974.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/10/2019+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
08/10/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
07/10/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
15/09/2019+28TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
09/09/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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