Lyonetiidae : Cemiostominae
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Leucoptera malifoliella
Pear-leaf Blister Moth

(Costa, 1836)21.008/260
Norfolk status
Widespread.
Larva makes a distinctive round, with spiral frass, blotch mine in a leaf of Hawthorn and others.

Verification Grade Comment: Mine: L when on hawthorn to distinguish from Stigmella paradoxa

Recorded in 31 (45%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/10/2018+27TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
02/09/2018+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
26/08/2018+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
25/08/2018+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
19/08/2018+28TF80 - Swaffham
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Wingspan: 7-8mm
Season: June - July.
Foodplant:   Hawthorn, apple, Whitebeam, Rowan, Pear, Blackthorn, Quince, Cotoneaster
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: A
 Immature Adult
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