Incurvariidae : Incurvariinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Incurvaria pectinea
Pale Feathered Leaf-cutter
Incurvaria oehlmanniella
Common Leaf-cutter
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Incurvaria masculella
Feathered Leaf-cutter

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)8.002/130
Norfolk status
Very similar to Incurvaria pectinea.

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

This species tends to show more contrasting features, often with a purple metallic sheen.

Leaf-mine: May and June.
Very similar mines to I. pectinea (see previous species)

Recorded in 50 (72%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/05/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
28/05/2018+27TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
28/05/2018+27TG12 - Aylsham
18/05/2018227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
14/05/20181227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 12-16 mm
Season: April - June.
Foodplant:   Hawthorn, roses
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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