15.006 .... B&F 0284
Caloptilia rufipennella (Hübner, 1796) 
Status .....Common and widespread on Sycamore around Nottinghamshire, but severely under-recorded. The larva initially makes a small mines between two veins, then later feeds in three successively larger cones at the edge of the leaf.
Photographed at Mapperley Nottingham August 2013
Leaf mine and feeding cones on Sycamore, photographed at Nettleworth Manor July 2011
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Caloptilia rufipennella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Richard Rogers. Colin Watkin. Jerry Clough. Phil Cadman. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Martin Gray. Ian Ellis.

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Updated January 2021

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