Gracillariidae : Gracillariinae
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Caloptilia elongella
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Caloptilia rufipennella
Rufous Stilt

(Hübner, 1796)284 / 15.006
=Small Red Slender

Norfolk status
Widespread.

Variety of habitats.
First discovered in Britain in 1970.

Identified by smaller size and the dark brown or black with whitish bands femur and tibia of the front legs in sharp contrast to the wing colour.

Recorded in 52 (70%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1974.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
20/07/2024227TG21Norwich (Catton)
20/07/2024127TG51Scratby
19/07/2024127TG51Scratby
19/07/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
18/07/2024127TG20Norwich (Earlham)
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Wingspan: 11-12mm
Flight: (July) Aug - April (hibernates)
Foodplant:   Sycamore
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: A
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