15.009 .... B&F 0287
Caloptilia robustella (Jäckh, 1972) 
Status .....Quite common at light, but not officially recognised as a Nottinghamshire species until a record from Eakring in June 2006 (Pendleton, T.A. and Pendleton, D.T.). However, it has proved to be fairly regular at most sites we have consistantly trapped at. Very similar to Caloptilia alchimiella.
Photographed at Lound Wood May 2004   Leaf mine, photographed at Nettleworth Manor August 2010
Caloptilia alchimiella (For comparison)
Photographed at Lound Wood June 2004   Leaf mine, photographed at Sherwood Forest CP July 2009
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Caloptilia robustella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. David Hursthouse. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Martin Gray. Charles Cannon. Caron Stubbs (Ransom Wood Moth Trapping Results 2010-2013).

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Updated January 2024

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