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)130 / 8.002
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 52 (75%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/05/2019128TM08 - Banham/Lopham
12/05/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
11/05/2019127TG12 - Aylsham
09/05/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
07/05/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Wingspan: 12-16 mm
Flight: April - June.
Foodplant:   Hawthorn, roses
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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