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Phyllonorycter heegeriella
Pale Oak Midget (Zeller, 1846)
Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae
317 / 15.036
Photo © Dave Appleton,  04/05/2014 - Cawston Heath

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Wingspan: 6.5-7.5mm
Flight: Two Generations. May and Aug.
Foodplant:   Oak.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1  Mine: R
Norfolk Status
Local, (Scarce).
similar to next species.

Leaf-mine: July, September - October

Verification Grade Comment: Mine: Reared or puparium cremasters examined.

Mine: Moth needs to be reared and, in some cases, possibly dissected.

Recorded in 33 (45%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/07/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
17/05/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
13/11/2020128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
26/06/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
25/06/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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