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Phyllonorycter ulmifoliella
Red Birch Midget (Hübner, 1817)
Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae
353 / 15.075
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  22/10/2021 - East Winch Common - pre-pupating larva

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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
29/11/2021228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
14/11/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
14/11/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
10/11/2021+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
06/11/2021+27TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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