Gracillariidae : Lithocolletinae
Photo © Allan Drewitt,  Ken Hill Wood,23 June 2011

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Phyllonorycter acerifoliella
Maple Midget
Phyllonorycter joannisi
White-bodied Midget
Phyllonorycter geniculella
Sycamore Midget

(Ragonot, 1874)15.086/364
Norfolk status
One of three similar, mostly white with yellow/brown black edged markings, Acer-feeding Phyllonorycters.
Chevrons often extrude into the next.

Leaf-mine: July, October.
Mine is rounded, between veins.

Recorded in 39 (57%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1999.
Last Recorded in 2016.

Phyllonorycter joannisi  |  Phyllonorycter comparella >

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/10/2016+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
16/10/2016+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
05/10/2016+28TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
05/10/2016+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
28/09/2016+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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Wingspan: 8mm
Season: Two Generations. May and Aug.
Foodplant:   Sycamore
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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