Gracillariidae : Gracillariinae
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Caloptilia populetorum
Clouded Slender
Gracillaria syringella
Common Slender
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Caloptilia cuculipennella
Feathered Slender

(Hübner, 1796)15.002/280
Norfolk status
Sea-cliffs and rough ground near the coast and woodland inland.

Leafmine similar to C. syringella on same foodplant, but a more silvery colour.

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 1874.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1874+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
1874+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
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Wingspan: 11-12mm
Season: Sept - May (hibernates)
Foodplant:   Wild privet, Ash.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: L
 Immature Adult
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