Gracillariidae : Gracillariinae
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Immature stages

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Parornix finitimella
Southern Blackthorn Parornix
Parornix devoniella
Hazel Parornix
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Parornix scoticella
Rowan Parornix

(Stainton, 1850)305 / 15.030
=Rowan Slender

Norfolk status
White frons, immaculate white palps and less heavy markings than similar species.

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

Leaf-mine: July; August-September
Blotch, then either a fold at the leaf edge, or a mine similar to Phyllonorycter.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 26 (35%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
17/09/2023228TF61East Winch
19/08/2023127TG04Cley next the Sea
18/07/2023228TL99Rockland St Peter
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Wingspan: 9-10mm
Flight: Two Generations. May and Aug.
Foodplant:   Rowan, Common Whitebeam, Swedish Whitebeam, apple
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: L
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