Gracillariidae : Phyllocnistinae
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Phyllocnistis xenia
Kent Bent-wing

Hering, 1936369 / 15.093
Norfolk status
Hedgerows and scrub.
Discovered in Eastern Kent in 1974, since then extended its range.

First recorded in Norfolk at Whitlingham Broad (A. Musgrove, 2004), Holme (I. Barton, 2010) and Glandford (Natural Surroundings) in 2012 (D. Evans, 28/09/12).

Several recent records of the distinctive mines.

Leaf-mine: June-July, August-September.
A 'snail-trail'-like mine.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 31 (45%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2004.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/09/2020+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
17/09/2020328TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
13/09/2020+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
06/09/2020227TM17 - Scole
19/08/2020+28TF60 - Downham/Fincham
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 6-7mm
Flight: Two Generations. July - Aug. Sep - May
Foodplant:   Grey Poplar, White Poplar
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3  Mine: A
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