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Calybites phasianipennella
Little Slender (Hübner, 1813)
Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae
296 / 15.017
Photo © Mike Crewe,  f. quadruplella - MV trap, Sheringham

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Wingspan: 10-11mm
Flight: Sept - May (hibernates)
Foodplant:   Water-pepper, Redshank, Black Bindweed, Common Sorrel, Sheep's Sorrel, Broad-leaved Dock, others
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: L
Norfolk Status
Two main forms, the typical one has large dorsal streak and reduced paler markings.
f. quadruplella has four large creamy or whitish markings.

Leaf-mine: July - September
Blotch then rolls the edge of the leaf, making two or more rolls.

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 35 (51%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/08/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
11/08/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
01/08/2019227TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
26/07/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
26/07/2019127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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