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Phyllonorycter strigulatella
Grey-alder Midget (Lienig & Zeller, 1846)
Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae
344 / 15.066
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  23/09/2017 - Thornham - The Drove

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 7-9mm
Flight: early May; late July - August
Foodplant:   grey alder
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: A
Norfolk Status
Found on Grey Alder. Mines found in June - July or more frequently September - October.

First found in Norfolk at Whetfen in 1972, further records from Elveden and Gressenhall.

Recorded in 10 (14%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1972.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/09/2020+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
12/10/2019+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
21/09/2019+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
26/08/2018+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
07/07/2018+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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