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Phyllonorycter corylifoliella
Hawthorn Midget (Hübner, 1796)
Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae
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Photo © Allan Drewitt,  Courtyard Farm, bred from leaf mine 9 April 2013

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Similar Norfolk Species
Firethorn Leaf-miner
Phyllonorycter leucographella
Willow Midget
Phyllonorycter viminiella
Wingspan: 8-9mm
Flight: Two Generations. May-Jun. Aug.
Foodplant:   Hawthorn, Apple, Rowan, Wild Service-tree, Wild Pear, Common Whitebeam, birch.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: L
Norfolk Status
Widespread.
Weakly marked in comparison with similar species.

Leaf-mine: July, September - October
Mine found on the upperside of the leaf.

Verification Grade Comment: Mine - L (due possible confusion with P. leucographella)

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 59 (80%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/11/2021328TF73 - Docking/Bircham
10/11/2021128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
08/11/2021+28TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
05/11/2021+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
24/10/2021+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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