Prev Flights Rec Search
Calybites phasianipennella
Little Slender (Hübner, 1813)
Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae
296 / 15.017
Photo © Tim Hodge,  12/08/2016 - Horsey Corner

View all 17 photos >

Similar Norfolk Species
Gold-dot Slender
Euspilapteryx auroguttella
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
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 38 (55%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/07/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
09/07/2021127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
17/09/2020+27TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
08/09/2020128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
06/09/2020127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
Further info: Calybites phasianipennella
UK Moths
Mothdissection UK
Suffolk Moths
Cambs Moths Norfolk Moths (Full)
Back Record Home
iMoths V11.0 HD © Jim Wheeler 2021