Photo © Allan Drewitt,  Dersingham, August 2010

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Bucculatrix thoracella
Lime Bent-wing
Bucculatrix bechsteinella
Hawthorn Bent-wing
Bucculatrix ulmella
Oak Bent-wing

Zeller, 184814.010/274
Norfolk status
Widespread and common.

Leaf-mine: July, September - October.
Short contorted gallery mine.

Recorded in 39 (57%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/11/2015+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
08/11/2015+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
25/10/2015+28TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
25/10/2015+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
20/10/2015+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 7-8mm
Season: Two Generations. Apr-June. Aug.
Foodplant:   Deciduous Oak (Hornbeam)
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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