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Caloptilia betulicola
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Caloptilia rufipennella

(Hübner, 1796)15.006

Fairly widespread in the region, in various habitats wherever its foodplants grow. C. betulicola and C. elongella can be similar, but are larger. Z. hepariella has similar wing markings, but rests with its head pointing down, rather than the head-up posture of the Caloptilia species.

Recorded in 41 (53%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1994.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Sycamore, maples
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: A
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
16/10/20227VC23 - OxfordshireSU68 -
15/08/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU87
12/08/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU87
10/08/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU48
09/08/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU57
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