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Phyllonorycter coryli
Nut-leaf Blister Moth (Nicelli, 1851)
Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae
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Photo © Allan Drewitt,  Dersingham Bog, 14 July 2011

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Similar Norfolk Species
Beech Midget
Phyllonorycter maestingella
Wingspan: 7-8.5mm
Flight: Two Generations. May and Aug.
Foodplant:   Hazel
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: A
Norfolk Status
Widespread.
A common moth throughout much of the British Isles. Adult very alike other species showing similar markings such as P. maestingella, extreme care should therefore be taken if trying to name adults.

Leaf-mine: July, September - October
Silvery mine on upperside of leaves.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 57 (77%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1988.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/12/2021+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
17/11/2021+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
12/11/2021+28TM09 - Attleborough
06/11/2021+27TG22 - Buxton
22/10/2021+28TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
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