Gracillariidae : Gracillariinae
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Immature stages

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Caloptilia cuculipennella
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Caloptilia populetorum
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(Zeller, 1839)281 / 15.003
=Clouded Slender

Norfolk status
Local.
Heathland, scrub and open woodland where the foodplant occurs.
Best identified by the dark spots on the forewing leading edge and darker cilia.

Leaf-mine: Larva mines and folds leaves of Birch, subsequently living within a leaf-fold. (Compare with C.betulicola, which rolls the leaf transversally)

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

Recorded in 27 (36%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2006.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
12/07/2024528TF62Sandringham
24/06/2024128TF92Great Ryburgh
21/06/2024128TF63Dersingham
19/03/2024227TG10Cringleford (UEA)
19/03/2024127TG20Norwich (Earlham)
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Wingspan: 11-14mm
Flight: Aug - May (hibernates)
Foodplant:   Birch.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: R
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