Gracillariidae : Gracillariinae
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Caloptilia honoratella

(Rebel, 1914)291a / 15.0131

Phil Sterling (2021): a recently recognised species in Britain. It is appearing in various parts of Europe as well. Currently just a few confirmed records in the county but likely to establish if it isn't already. Foodplant likely to be Sycamore or Field Maple

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

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

Additional Stats

Wingspan: 12 mm
Flight: Spring, Autumn, Winter. Hibernates.
Foodplant:   Acer pseudoplatanus, Acer monspessulanum
Nat Status: immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3  Mine: R
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