Gracillariidae : Lithocolletinae
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  Immature stages

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

(Zeller, 1846)15.040/321
Norfolk status
Widespread and common.
More or less continuously brooded.

Leaf-mine: March - April, July, October

Recorded in 51 (74%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/09/2015+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
24/09/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
22/07/2015127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
16/07/2015128TL59 - Welney
30/10/2014128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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Wingspan: 7-9mm
Season: all months of the year.
Foodplant:   Oak, Sweet Chestnut, Beech, Hornbeam, Birch, Plum, Apple
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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