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Caloptilia stigmatella
White-triangle Slender (Fabricius, 1781)
Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae
288 / 15.010
Photo © Luke Broom-Lynne,  South Lopham, 12th August 2003

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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 57 (77%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/12/2021127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
13/11/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
22/10/2021+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
08/10/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
03/10/2021+28TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
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