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Phyllonorycter maestingella
Beech Midget (Müller, 1764)
Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae
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Photo © Trevor And Dilys Pendleton

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Wingspan: 7.5-9mm
Flight: Two Generations. May-Jun. Aug.
Foodplant:   Beech.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: A
Norfolk Status
Common throughout Britain.

Leaf-mine: July, September - October
Long mine between veins.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 50 (72%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/10/2019+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
25/10/2019+27TG20 - Norwich
09/10/2019+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
28/09/2019+27TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
21/09/2019+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
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