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Bucculatrix ulmella
Oak Bent-wing
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Bucculatrix thoracella
Lime Bent-wing

(Thunberg, 1794)273 / 14.009
Norfolk status
Distictive species.

Leaf-mine: July - August. mining the leaves at first, then creating small feeding windows.

Recorded in 38 (55%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1991.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
2/7/2020+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
15/06/2020128TF91 - Dereham
30/10/2019+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
16/10/2019+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
05/09/2019527TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
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Copyright © Jim Wheeler 2020

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 6-8mm
Flight: June (Aug in South)
Foodplant:   Common Lime, Small-leaved Lime
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1  Mine: A
 Immature Adult
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