Gracillariidae : Gracillariinae
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Immature stages

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Caloptilia falconipennella
Scarce Alder Slender

(Hübner, 1813)289 / 15.011
Norfolk status
Fairly frequent with several records per year.

Nationally scarce (Nb) in marshes, river-banks, ditches and other damp areas throughout Britain.

Leaf-mine: July - Aug. Alnus glutinosa (Alder), Alnus cordata (Italian Alder)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 28 (41%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2005.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Determination
Caloptilia falconipennella- Shotesham 21-03-11, Slide 1264 J Clifton
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/03/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
10/03/2020127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
16/12/2019128TM09 - Attleborough
21/09/2019+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
26/08/2019127TG33 - Bacton
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 12-14mm
Flight: September to May, hibernating.
Foodplant:   Alder
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3  Mine: L
 Immature Adult
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