Lep:Gracillariinae
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15.0131 Caloptila honoratella (Rebel, 1914)
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Food Plant: unknown in UK at present Elsewhere: Acer monspessulanum (Montpellier maple), A. pseudoplatanus (Sycamore)

Egg: on the underside of a leaf

Mine: late Summer

Notes: . A small initial underside mine is made then two or three cones are created at the edge of a leaf. The feeding signs look identical to Caloptilia rufipennella. First discovered in the UK in 2019 in Folkestone (Harper & Roberts, 2019).

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References:
De Prins, W, Steeman C. & Jacobs M, (2018). Caloptilia honoratella, een nieuwe soort voor de Belgische fauna. Phegea 46: p.8–9.
Harper B & Roberts I (2019), The first British record of Caloptilia honoratella (Rebel, 1914) at Folkestone, Kent, Atropos 64;24-29
McCulloch J (2021), Caloptilia honoratella (Rebel, 1914) (Lep.:Gracillariidae) new to Norfolk on the basis of an atypical image, Entomologist's Rec. J. Var. 133;10-11
Prick, M, Cupedo, F. & Schreurs, A, (2017), Caloptilia honoratella: een nieuwe soort voor de Nederlandse fauna. Entomologische Berichten 77 (5): 243–247.
Rebel, H, (1914). Zur unterscheidung und synonymie einiger arten der gattung gracilaria, Iris, band 27, heft 4, p.168– 172.
Rist, O. & Stark, W, (2012). Caloptilia honoratella: Wiederfund für Österreich, neu für Wien und Niederösterreich und erste Meldung für Deutschland. Beiträge zur Entomofaunistik 13 Kurzmitteilungen.

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