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Phyllonorycter sorbi
Rowan Midget (Frey, 1855)
Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae
Photo © Allan Drewitt,  16 March 2014; bred from rowan collected from Swanton Novers

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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 30 (43%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/04/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
13/10/2018+28TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
06/10/2018+27TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
06/10/2018+27TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
04/10/2018+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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