Gracillariidae : Lithocolletinae
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Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Phyllonorycter sorbi
Rowan Midget
Phyllonorycter mespilella
Scarce Brown Midget
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Phyllonorycter oxyacanthae
Common Thorn Midget

(Frey, 1856)323 / 15.043
Norfolk status
Widespread.
Best identified from the similar P. sorbi and P. mespilella by the foodplant.

Leaf-mine: July, September - October

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 54 (73%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/09/2021+28TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
04/09/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
01/09/2021228TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
28/08/2021128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
27/07/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 6-8mm
Flight: Two Generations. May and Aug.
Foodplant:   Hawthorn, (pear, quince)
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: A
 Immature Adult
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