Gracillariidae : Gracillariinae
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Immature stages

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Parornix fagivora
Beech Parornix

(Frey, 1861)302 / 15.026
=Beech Slender

Norfolk status
First recorded in Norfolk in 2003.

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

Leaf-mine: July; September
blotch, then a fold at the leaf edge or tip of the leaf.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 23 (31%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2003.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
02/11/2023128TF62Castle Rising
21/07/2023128TF92Great Ryburgh
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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:   Beech
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: L
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