Gracillariidae : Gracillariinae
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Immature stages

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Caloptilia cuculipennella
Feathered Slender
Gracillaria syringella
Common Slender
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Caloptilia populetorum
Clouded Slender

(Zeller, 1839)281 / 15.003
Norfolk status
Heathland, scrub and open woodland where the foodplant occurs.
Best identified by the dark spots on the forewing leading edge and darker cilia.

Mine: Moth needs to be reared and, in some cases, possibly dissected.

Recorded in 16 (23%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2006.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/08/2019127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
26/08/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
25/08/2019128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
22/03/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
20/08/2018127TG14 - Sheringham
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Wingspan: 11-14mm
Season: Aug - May (hibernates)
Foodplant:   Birch.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: R
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