Lyonetiidae : Cemiostominae
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Leucoptera malifoliella
Pear-leaf Blister Moth

(Costa, 1836)260 / 21.008
Norfolk status
Larva makes a distinctive round, with spiral frass, blotch mine in a leaf of Hawthorn and others.

Verification Grade Comment: Mine: L when on hawthorn to distinguish from Stigmella paradoxa

Recorded in 36 (52%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/10/2019+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
23/10/2019+27TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
12/10/2019+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
09/10/2019+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
21/09/2019+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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Wingspan: 7-8mm
Flight: June - July.
Foodplant:   Hawthorn, apple, Whitebeam, Rowan, Pear, Blackthorn, Quince, Cotoneaster
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: A
 Immature Adult
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