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Caloptilia falconipennella
Dark Alder Stilt

(Hübner, 1813) 289 / 15.011
=Scarce Alder Slender
Photo © Andy Nunn,  North Cave Wetlands VC 61

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Yorkshire Status: Very rare and very local.

Argus 90, 2020: A moth that has been spreading northwards and has now reached the south of the county.

VC61. Wheldrake RIS trap, 1.4.2020, gen. det. (JOHS); North Cave wetlands, 15.10.2020 gen. det. (ADN). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

VC63. Rossington, 8.4.2020, gen. det. RIH (RI&JCH). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 5 (3%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2020.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

< Caloptilia stigmatella  |  Caloptilia semifascia >
Wingspan: 12-14mm
Flight: All year round.
Foodplant:   Alder
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3  Mine: L
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/04/2023161SE94 - Middleton-on-the-Wolds
30/04/2022161TA02 - Hessle
15/10/2020161SE83 - North Cave
08/04/2020163SK69 - New Rossington / Austerfield
01/04/2020161SE64 - Wheldrake
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