Gracillariidae : Lithocolletinae
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Immature stages

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Phyllonorycter spinicolella
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Phyllonorycter lantanella
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Phyllonorycter cerasicolella
Cherry Midget

(Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)15.050/330
Norfolk status
Widespread and locally common in SE England.
Can occur in large numbers on unsprayed cherries.

Leaf-mine: July, September - April
underside of leaf, Several mines may be found.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 21 (30%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1999.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/10/2018127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
18/10/2018128TF80 - Swaffham
03/10/2018+27TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
29/09/2018+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
14/10/2017+27TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 7-8mm
Season: Two Generations. May and Aug.
Foodplant:   Cultivated cherry, Wild Cherry, Dwarf Cherry
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: A
 Immature Adult
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