Gracillariidae : Phyllocnistinae
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Phyllocnistis unipunctella
Poplar Bent-wing
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Phyllocnistis saligna
Willow Bent-wing

(Zeller, 1839)367 / 15.090
Norfolk status
Generally uncommon species mainly distributed in the south and south-east of England.
Adults overwinter.

Leaf-mine: June, August -September

Phyllocnistis ramulicola was discovered in 2006 as new to science in Havant Thicket, Hampshire and may be present in Norfolk? Adult moths can only be separated by dissection of the genitalia.

VC28 records [MBGBI vol2]

Verification Grade Comment: National Grade 4 - If Phyllocnistis ramulicola is discovered in Norfolk grade will be reviewed.

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 40 (54%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/10/2021+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
09/10/2021128TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
08/10/2021128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
08/10/2021128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
19/09/2021128TF80 - Swaffham
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Wingspan: 6-7mm
Flight: Two Generations. July. Sep-April. (Hibernating)
Foodplant:   Purple Willow, Crack Willow
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: L
 Immature Adult

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