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Leucospilapteryx omissella
Mugwort Slender

Stainton, 1848314 / 15.021
Norfolk status
Waste ground and similar habitats

Recent Norfolk records.

First VC28 record of mine found at Weeting in 2013. (I. Barton / K. Rosewarne)

Leaf-mine: July, August - September
Gallery, eventually forming a blotch or blister that becomes inflated and turns yellowish, and later purple.

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 11 (15%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
26/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
20/08/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
24/07/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
17/07/2020127TG33 - Bacton
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Wingspan: 7-8mm
Flight: Two Generations. May and Aug.
Foodplant:   Mugwort
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: L
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