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Phyllonorycter ulmifoliella
Red Birch Midget (Hübner, 1817)
Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae
15.075/353
Photo © Allan Drewitt,  Dersingham Common, 5 August 2011

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 7-9mm
Season: Two Generations. May and Aug.
Foodplant:   Birch.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: A
Norfolk Status
Widespread.
Common where foodplant occurs.

Leaf-mine: July, September - October.
blotch mine on the underside of a leaf, creases in lower epidermis.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 46 (67%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/04/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
17/11/2018+28TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
03/11/2018+28TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
25/10/2018+27TG22 - Buxton
20/10/2018+27TG20 - Norwich
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