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Calybites phasianipennella
Little Slender (Hübner, 1813)
Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae
296 / 15.017
Photo © Dave Appleton,  How Hill 03/08/13

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Euspilapteryx auroguttella
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Plutella xylostella
Wingspan: 10-11mm
Flight: Sept - May (hibernates)
Foodplant:   Water-pepper, Redshank, Black Bindweed, Common Sorrel, Sheep's Sorrel, Broad-leaved Dock, others
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: L
Norfolk Status
Local.
Two main forms, the typical one has large dorsal streak and reduced paler markings.
f. quadruplella has four large creamy or whitish markings.

Leaf-mine: July - September
Blotch then rolls the edge of the leaf, making two or more rolls.

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 39 (53%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/09/2021128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
17/09/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
06/09/2021127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
19/08/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
14/08/2021227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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