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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
Season: 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 32 (46%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/10/2019+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
28/09/2019128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
08/09/2019+27TG12 - Aylsham
01/09/2019+28TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
31/08/2019+27TG14 - Sheringham
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