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Phyllonorycter lantanella
Viburnum Midget (Schrank, 1802)
Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae
331 / 15.051
Photo © Peter Buchner - Lepiforum

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Wingspan: 8-9mm
Flight: Two Generations. May - Aug.
Foodplant:   Wayfaring-tree, Guelder-rose, Lauristinus
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: A
Norfolk Status
Scarce.
Chalk soils.

Leaf-mine: July, September - April
Mine underside, between veins, causing leaf to arch.

Mine recorded on Guelder-rose (Viburnum opulus) at Lynford Arboretum in 2013 (S. Wright) and in VC27 on Laurustinus (Viburnum tinus) at Repps-with-Bastwick in 2020.

Unknown VC27 reference [MBGBI vol2]

Recorded in 6 (9%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2013.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/10/2020+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
28/09/2020127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
28/09/2020+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
08/04/2020+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
13/08/2019+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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