Gracillariidae : Lithocolletinae
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Phyllonorycter harrisella
White Oak Leaf-miner
Phyllonorycter heegeriella
Pale Oak Leaf-miner
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Phyllonorycter tenerella
Hornbeam Leaf-miner

Joannis, 1915318 / 15.037
=Hornbeam Midget

Norfolk status
Locally common in SE England.
Woodland, hedgerows and scrub.
One of several other Hornbeam feeding species.

One of four very similar species of Phyllonorycter.

P. harrisella: Three narrower and less distinct costal chevrons.
P. roboris: Unmarked white area in the centre of the wing.
P. heegeriella: Narrow dark long basal streak.
P. tenerella: Four distinct costal chevrons.

Leaf-mine: June - July, September - October.
narrow, tubular mine between veins.

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 18 (24%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2000.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
29/10/2023+28TL98East Wretham Heath
25/09/2023328TL99Wayland Wood
24/09/2020+27TG32Happisburgh Common
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 6-8
Flight: May. July - Aug.
Foodplant:   Hornbeam
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: L
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