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

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Phyllonorycter messaniella
Garden Midget
Phyllonorycter platani
London Midget
 
Phyllonorycter quercifoliella
Common Oak Midget

(Zeller, 1839)15.039/320
Norfolk status
Local.
Commonest of the oak-feeding Phyllonorycters.

Note the length of the wing streak extends to almost two-thirds of the wing. The streak in the similar Phyllonorycter messaniella barley reaches the middle.

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

Recorded in 44 (64%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2016.

Phyllonorycter kuhlweiniella  |  Phyllonorycter messaniella >

Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/09/2016+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
19/09/2016+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
18/09/2016127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
18/09/2016+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
04/09/2016+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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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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