Incurvariidae : Incurvariinae
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Phylloporia bistrigella
Striped Leaf-cutter

(Haworth, 1828)128 / 8.005
Norfolk status
Often overlooked amongst the Nepticulidae, although it is in fact a member of the Incurvariidae.

Leaf-mine: July - Aug.
Long mine ending in whitish blotch. A case is cut from end of blotch leaving an oval hole 4mm long. Case falls to ground where larvae pupates.

Verification Grade Comment: Confusion possible with beetle mine

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 19 (28%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/08/2019128TF91 - Dereham
06/07/2019+27TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
11/06/2016127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
10/06/2016127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
15/10/2015128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: c.8 mm
Flight: May - July.
Foodplant:   Birch.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1  Mine: L
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