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Heliozela sericiella
Oak Satin Lift
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Heliozela hammoniella
Birch Lift

(Sorhagen, 1885)157 / 6.005
Norfolk status
Dark grey forewing and distinct triangular white spot before the tornus.

Leaf-mine: July - Aug.
Mines twig and buds, if in its course, before entering midrib and when full-fed cutting out an oval case.


Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 8 (11%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/07/2020+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
16/07/2019+27TG12 - Aylsham
26/10/2017+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
15/10/2015+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
04/10/2015+27TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 5-7mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Birch
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: A
 Immature Adult

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