Incurvariidae : Incurvariinae
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Immature stages

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Incurvaria masculella
Feathered Leaf-cutter
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Incurvaria pectinea
Pale Feathered Leaf-cutter

Haworth, 1828129 / 8.001
Norfolk status
Very similar to Incurvaria masculella.

Males of this species and the similar I. masculella both have comb-like or 'pectinate' antennae, a feature unusual amongst the micros.

This species tends to show less contrasting features.

Leaf-mine: May and June.
Small circular blotches. Larvae cut cases from blotches in June, leaving perforated leaves. Larvae continue feeding on dead leaves on the ground.

Verification Grade Comment: pectinea and masculella are confusable

Recorded in 19 (28%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/05/2021+27TG12 - Aylsham
09/05/2021227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
09/05/2021127TG12 - Aylsham
03/05/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
27/04/20213527TG12 - Aylsham
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 12-16 mm.
Flight: April and May.
Foodplant:   Birch, Hazel, Apple and Hornbeam.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: A
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