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Caloptilia stigmatella
White-triangle Slender (Fabricius, 1781)
Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae
288 / 15.010
Photo © Tim Hodge,  01/07/2015 - Horsey Corner

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 12-14mm
Flight: Late June and July. Sept - May.
Foodplant:   sallow, willow, poplar or aspen.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1  Mine: A
Norfolk Status
Widespread distinctive species.
Forelegs thickly scaled at the base, appearing 'feathered'.

Leaf-mine: July-September
Gallery which leads to a blotch, then creating two or three edge or tip of a leaf cones.

Recorded in 52 (75%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/11/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
02/11/2019+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
23/10/2019+27TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
21/10/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
09/10/2019+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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