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Phyllonorycter sorbi
Rowan Midget (Frey, 1855)
Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae
324 / 15.044
Photo © Mike Crewe,  MV trap, Sheringham

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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
Scarce.
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 33 (48%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/06/2020+27TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
30/10/2019+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
23/10/2019+27TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
19/10/2019+27TM28 - Harleston
12/10/2019+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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