Gracillariidae : Gracillariinae
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Photo © Antony Wren,  Reared from mine collected 17/9/23

Immature stages

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Caloptilia populetorum
Black-dot Stilt
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Caloptilia cuculipennella
Privet Stilt

(Hübner, 1796)280 / 15.002
=Feathered Slender

Norfolk status
Scarce.
Sea-cliffs and rough ground near the coast and woodland inland.

Leaf-mine: Mine similar to Gracillaria syringella on the same foodplants, distinguished by its silver colour.

Unknown VC27 dot on historic map. Modern-day VC27 record at Catfield in 2019. (A. Beaumont, 20/04/2019)
Recorded in VC28 by John Fenn in 1961, and next at Mundford in 2020 (G. Geen, 04/07/2020) Very few additional records of adults in recent years.

Interestingly, no leaf-mine records in the database.

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 8 (11%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
17/09/2023227TG10Wymondham
19/07/2022128TF81Litcham
17/07/2022128TL99Thompson Water
01/05/2022127TG51Scratby
05/08/2020127TG23North Walsham
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Wingspan: 11-12mm
Flight: Sept - May (hibernates)
Foodplant:   Wild privet, Ash.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: L
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