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Phyllonorycter ulmifoliella
Red Birch Midget (Hübner, 1817)
Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae
353 / 15.075
Photo © Allan Drewitt

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 7-9mm
Season: Two Generations. May and Aug.
Foodplant:   Birch.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: A
Norfolk Status
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 47 (68%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/09/2019+27TG12 - Aylsham
08/09/2019+27TG12 - Aylsham
01/09/2019+28TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
31/08/2019+27TG14 - Sheringham
28/08/2019+27TG33 - Bacton
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