Gracillariidae : Lithocolletinae
ABH BF
Photo © Allan Drewitt,  Dersingham Bog 2009

Similar Norfolk Species
Phyllonorycter messaniella
Garden Midget
Phyllonorycter platani
London Midget
 
Phyllonorycter quercifoliella
320 Common Oak Midget
(Zeller, 1839)15.039
Norfolk status
Local.
Commonest of the oak-feeding Phyllonorycters.

Leaf-mine: July, September - October
small blotch on the underside of a leaf.

Recorded in 40 (58%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.

 

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/10/2014+27TG14 - Sheringham
11/10/2014+28TL88 - Thetford
11/10/2014+28TM08 - Banham/Lopham
29/09/2014+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
29/09/2014+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
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Wingspan: 7-9mm
Season: Two Generations. Apr-May. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Oak.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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