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

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

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

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

Recorded in 42 (61%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/09/2015+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
26/09/2015+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
23/09/2015+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
25/07/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
11/07/2015127TM39 - Loddon/Ditchingham
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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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