Gracillariidae : Gracillariinae
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Immature stages

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Parornix betulae
Brown Birch Slender

(Stainton, 1854)301 / 15.025
Norfolk status
Widespread on heaths and open woodland.
The only greyish Parornix with white tips of the apictal cilia.

Leaf-mine: June, September-October
Phyllonorycter-like mine Later in one or more successive leaf cones.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 32 (46%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Parornix betulae, Norwich, Slide 1727 - J Clifton
Parornix betulae, Marsham Heath, Norfolk, Slide 1508 (551x1000)
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/07/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
22/05/2019127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
03/11/2018+28TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
13/10/2018128TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
27/09/2018+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 9-10mm
Season: Two Generations. May and Aug.
Foodplant:   Birch.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: L
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