Caloptilia rufipennella

    Small Red Slender

    GracillariidaeABH 15.006 B&F 284

    A common and widespread moth, recorded as a leaf-miner on sycamore and as an adult to light.  With the recent arrival of C. honoratella in the county, identification now requires a dissected adult.

    Adult Verification Grade: 2

    Mine Verification Grade: A

    Small Red Slender (Caloptilia rufipennella) photographed in Somerset by Paul Wilkins