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Phyllonorycter sorbi
Rowan Midget (Frey, 1855)
Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae
324 / 15.044
Photo © Peter Buchner - Lepiforum

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Wingspan: 7.5-8.5mm
Flight: April - May and Aug.
Foodplant:   Rowan, Bird-cherry, Common Whitebeam
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: L
Norfolk Status
Generally commoner in the northern half of England.

Leaf-mine: June - July, September - October

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 34 (49%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/10/2020+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
17/10/2020+28TF93 - Fakenham/Walsingham
09/09/2020+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
31/07/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
19/06/2020+27TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
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