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Phyllonorycter emberizaepenella
Large Midget Bouché, 1834
Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae
354 / 15.076
Photo © Mike Crewe,  MV trap, Sheringham

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Wingspan: 9-10mm
Flight: Two Generations. May and Aug.
Foodplant:   Honeysuckle, Himalayan Honeysuckle
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: L
Norfolk Status
Local and rarely common.

Leaf-mine: July, September - October
Large mine, occupying most of leaf.

Verification Grade Comment: Photo/leaf or examine puparium cremasters

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 16 (22%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/10/2021227TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
29/11/2020+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
24/10/2020128TF64 - Hunstanton
26/09/2020228TF83 - N.Creake/Syderstone
12/07/2018127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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