Gracillariidae : Lithocolletinae
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  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 35 (51%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1999.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/11/2015+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
25/10/2015+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
15/10/2015128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
30/09/2015+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
27/09/2014+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Wingspan: 8mm
Season: Two Generations. May and Aug.
Foodplant:   Sycamore
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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