Gracillariidae : Lithocolletinae
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Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Phyllonorycter sorbi
Rowan Leaf-miner
Phyllonorycter mespilella
Service-tree Leaf-miner
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Phyllonorycter oxyacanthae
Common Thorn Leaf-miner

(Frey, 1856)323 / 15.043
=Common Thorn Midget

Norfolk status
Widespread.
One of three similar species.

Only reliably separated from P. sorbi and P. mespilella by genitalia dissection.

Leaf-mine: July, September - October

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 56 (76%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
20/11/2023128TL99Rockland St Peter
12/11/2023+28TF72Flitcham
12/11/2023+28TF62Wolferton / Sandringham
11/11/2023+28TF81Litcham
11/11/2023+28TF74Holme
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Wingspan: 6-8mm
Flight: Two Generations. May and Aug.
Foodplant:   Hawthorn, (Pear, Quince)
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: A
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