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Phyllonorycter klemannella
Dark Alder Midget (Fabricius, 1781)
Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae
360 / 15.082
Photo © Rob Lee,  Southrepps Common 05/05/2014

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Wingspan: 8mm
Flight: Aug.(May)
Foodplant:   Alder.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: L
Norfolk Status
Local.
Wet woodland, hedgerows and scrub.

Leaf-mine: September - October.
Small blotch mine on the underside.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 40 (58%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/10/2020+27TG20 - Norwich
22/10/2020+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
26/09/2020128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
14/08/2020127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
26/07/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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