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Bucculatrix albedinella
Elm Bent-wing
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Bucculatrix frangutella
Buckthorn Bent-wing

(Goeze, 1783)14.006/270
Norfolk status
Reasonably common in the Brecks.

Leaf-mine: August and September.
Distinctive, violet or purple spiral mines.

Recorded in 14 (20%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/10/2018+27TG00 - Runhall/Barnham Broom
13/10/2018128TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
29/09/2018+28TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
15/09/2018128TL88 - Thetford
15/09/2018+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 7-8mm
Season: June - July.
Foodplant:   Buckthorn, Alder Buckthorn
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: A
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