Gracillariidae : Lithocolletinae
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Immature stages

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Phyllonorycter anderidae
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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 47 (64%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/10/2021128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
19/09/2021+28TF80 - Swaffham
04/09/2021+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
13/11/2020+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
01/11/2020+28TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
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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
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