Gracillariidae : Gracillariinae
Photo © Jon Clifton,  Gen. Det. Male (J Clifton) - New VC record - Dersingham, R. Jones, Sept 2010.

Parectopa ononidis
299 Clover Slender
(Zeller, 1839)15.001
Norfolk status
Rare and local species, preferring coastland and chalk downland.

First record this Century and a New VC28 record of an adult at Dersingham in Sept 2010 (R. Jones, det. J. Clifton)

Old record of specimen bred from Caister dated 1883. (In the Stephens collection at the NHM)

Leaf-mine: July and Sept+ gallery on the underside of a leaf later becomes a blotch on the upperside.

[MBGBI vol2 p276]

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 2010.


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Parectopa ononidis (M) Dersingham, Sep 2010, D Jones Det. J Clifton (1000x749)
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Wingspan: 7-9mm
Season: Two Generations. May-Jun. Aug.
Foodplant:   Red Clover, White Clover
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
 Immature Adult
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