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Phyllonorycter ulmifoliella
Red Birch Midget (Hübner, 1817)
Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae
353 / 15.075
Photo © Dave Appleton,  20/07/2018 - North Elmham (male, gen det)

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 7-9mm
Flight: 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 49 (66%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/09/2021+28TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
30/08/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
28/08/2021128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
22/08/2021128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
22/10/2020+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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