Gracillariidae : Gracillariinae
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Immature stages

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Caloptilia elongella
Pale Red Slender
Caloptilia betulicola
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Caloptilia rufipennella
Small Red Slender

(Hübner, 1796)15.006/284
Norfolk status
Widespread.
Variety of habitats.
First discovered in Britain in 1970.
Smaller size with brown with whitish bands at the top of the forelegs diagnostic.

Recorded in 45 (65%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1974.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

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Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/10/2018+27TG22 - Buxton
20/10/2018+27TG20 - Norwich
13/10/2018127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
13/10/2018+28TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
06/10/2018+27TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
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Wingspan: 11-12mm
Season: (July) Aug - April (hibernates)
Foodplant:   Sycamore
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: A
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