Gracillariidae : Lithocolletinae
Photo © Rob Lee,  Gunton Park 01/05/2014

  Immature stages

Phyllonorycter lautella
351 Fiery Oak Midget
(Zeller, 1846)15.073
Norfolk status
Local. Rare.
Distinctive Phyllonorycter, with black head tuft, metallic lead-grey thorax and silvery-white markings strongly edged with black.

Leaf-mine: July, September - October
Mine long and narrow, often several to one leaf.

Recorded in 26 (38%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/10/2014+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
05/05/2014+27TG22 - Buxton
01/05/2014227TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
21/09/2013+28TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
21/07/2013128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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Wingspan: 6-7mm
Season: Two Generations. May and Aug.
Foodplant:   deciduous oak
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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