Gracillariidae : Gracillariinae
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Caloptilia rufipennella
Small Red Slender
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Povolnya leucapennella
Sulphur Slender

(Stephens, 1835)15.018/292
=Caloptilia leucapennella
Norfolk status
Rare. Uncertain.
Very rare and not recently observed in SE England.

VC28 record [MBGBI vol2 p270]

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

Recorded in 3 (4%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 1998.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/08/1998+27TG20 - Norwich
1874+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
1874+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
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Wingspan: 12-14mm
Season: July - May (hibernates)
Foodplant:   Oak.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: R
 Immature Adult
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