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Bucculatrix bechsteinella
Hawthorn Bent-wing (Bechstein & Scharfenberg, 1805)
Bucculatricidae
275 / 14.012
Photo © Dave Appleton,  27/06/2012 - Bawdeswell

Similar Norfolk Species
Oak Bent-wing
Bucculatrix ulmella
Wingspan: 7-9mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Hawthorn, Pear, Wild Service-tree, Rowan, Apple
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: L
Norfolk Status
Widespread.
Wooodland.

Leaf-mine: July -August.
Short, contorted gallery mine.

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 26 (38%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/05/2020228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
05/10/2019+28TF83 - N.Creake/Syderstone
10/08/2019128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
07/08/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
03/08/2019328TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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