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Phyllonorycter trifasciella
Honeysuckle Midget (Haworth, 1828)
Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae
361 / 15.083
Photo © Rob Lee,  Marsham Heath 29/04/2014

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Wingspan: 7-8mm
Flight: Three Gens. May, Aug, Nov.
Foodplant:   Honeysuckle, Himalayan Honeysuckle, Snow Berry
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1  Mine: L
Norfolk Status
Unusual among Phyllonorycters in having three generations.

Leaf-mine: March - April , July - August, October
Mine twisting leaf into a cone.

Verification Grade Comment: Photo/leaf or examine puparium cremasters

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 36 (49%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/09/2021328TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
15/08/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
09/05/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
17/10/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
31/07/2020127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
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