Gracillariidae : Gracillariinae
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Immature stages

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Parornix finitimella
Pointed Slender
Parornix devoniella
Hazel Slender
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Parornix scoticella
Rowan Slender

(Stainton, 1850)305 / 15.030
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 21 (28%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/09/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
01/09/2021128TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
17/10/2020+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
20/08/2020127TG14 - Sheringham
07/08/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/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:   Rowan, Common Whitebeam, Swedish Whitebeam, apple
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: L
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