Gracillariidae : Lithocolletinae
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Phyllonorycter coryli
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Phyllonorycter maestingella
Beech Leaf-miner

(Müller, 1764)341 / 15.063
=Beech Midget

Norfolk status
Widespread.
Common throughout Britain.

Similar to a number of other Phyllonorycter species and require genitalia dissection for identification.

Leaf-mine: July, September - October
Long mine between veins.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 52 (70%) 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
23/11/2023128TF74Ringstead
22/11/2023+28TF83Syderstone
18/11/2023528TF74Ringstead
11/11/2023+28TF81Litcham
09/11/2023+27TG30Strumpshaw
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 7.5-9mm
Flight: Two Generations. May-Jun. Aug.
Foodplant:   Beech.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: A
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