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Perittia obscurepunctella
Honeysuckle Blotch-miner

(Stainton, 1848)590 / 38.001
=Honeysuckle Dwarf

Norfolk status
Scarce.
Obscurely marked species, adults are best confirmed by gen. det.
Semi-open woodland habitats.
Leaf-mine: June - Aug
Large brownish blotch mine with central reddish spot.

[MBGBI vol3 361]

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 10 (14%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
05/06/2024328TL99Rockland St Peter
31/05/2024128TL99Rockland St Peter
23/04/2021127TG02Foxley Wood
21/06/2019+28TL79Mundford
02/05/2019127TG12Buxton Heath
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 8-10mm.
Flight: April - May
Foodplant:   Honeysuckle.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: L
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