Gracillariidae : Lithocolletinae
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Photo © Rob Edmunds,  19/08/2020 - Downham Market

Immature stages

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Phyllonorycter comparella
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Phyllonorycter sagitella
Scarce Aspen Midget

(Bjerkander, 1790)366 / 15.088
Norfolk status
Rare in the UK (proposed as a future Red Data Book species)

Discovered in 1977 in Gloucestershire.

The larvae feed on aspen (Populus tremula), producing a blotch mine in June and again from August to October.

New for Norfolk in 2020, leaf mine found at Downham Market (R. Edmunds, 19/08/2020)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2020.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Date#VC10k Area
19/08/2020128TF60 - Downham/Fincham
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 8.5-9 mm
Flight: May and July-August
Foodplant:   Aspen
Nat Status: pRDB2
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3  Mine: A
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