Gracillariidae : Gracillariinae
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Photo © Dave Appleton,  22/08/2015 - North Elmham - female (gen det)

Immature stages

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Parornix betulae
Brown Birch Slender

(Stainton, 1854)301 / 15.025
Norfolk status
Widespread on heaths and open woodland.
Adults usually grey in colour with white tips of the apictal cilia.

Adults of all Paronix species are very similar and determination requires genital dissection or rearing of larvae.


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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Determination
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
05/10/2019+28TF83 - N.Creake/Syderstone
08/09/2019+27TG12 - Aylsham
31/08/2019+27TG14 - Sheringham
27/08/2019228TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
29/07/2019127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 9-10mm
Flight: Two Generations. May and Aug.
Foodplant:   Birch.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: L
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