Gracillariidae : Gracillariinae
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Photo © Dave Appleton,  31/08/2015 - North Elmham - male (gen det)

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Caloptilia robustella
New Oak Slender
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Caloptilia alchimiella
Yellow-triangle Slender

(Scopoli, 1763)286 / 15.008
Norfolk status
Difficult to distinguish from the recently separated C. robustella

please record undetermined specimens as the aggregate Caloptilia alchimiella/robustella



Leaf-mine: July - Oct.
Narrow gallery leading to a squarish or triangular blotch. Then forms up to three successive cones by folding the lobe of a leaf downwards.
Note: You cannot separate these from C. robustella unless you examine the pupa or breed out.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

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

Recorded in 15 (22%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2017.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/08/2017128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
14/08/2017228TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
08/06/2017128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
26/05/2017128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
08/05/2017128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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Wingspan: 10-13mm
Season: May - July (possibly as two separate broods)
Foodplant:   Oak
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: R
 Immature Adult
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