Gracillariidae : Lithocolletinae
ABH BF
Photo © Dave Appleton,  06/05/2014 - Whitwell Common

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 41 (59%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.

 

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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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