Gracillariidae : Lithocolletinae
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Immature stages

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Phyllonorycter rajella
Common Alder Midget

(Linnaeus, 1758)345 / 15.067
Norfolk status
Variable species with broad whitish basal streak.
Wet woodland, fens, hedgerows and areas where foodplant occurs.

Leaf-mine: July, September - October.
Small triangular blotch mine

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 48 (65%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2022.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/04/2022+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
12/04/2022128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
24/11/2021128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
16/11/2021228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
06/11/2021+27TG22 - Buxton
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 7-9 mm
Flight: Two Generations. May and Aug.
Foodplant:   Alder.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: L
 Immature Adult

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