Eriocraniidae
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Eriocrania salopiella
Small Birch Purple

(Stainton, 1854)10 / 2.005
Norfolk status
Very similar to other species of Eriocrania in adult stages.

Usually easier to record in the larval stage once feeding signs and larvae are familiarised.

Leaf-mine: Larvae occur in May and early June. The species is the latest of the birch-feeders with the exception of Eriocrania sparrmannella.

Under recorded in Norfolk?

Records from Felthorpe in 1980, Narborough in 2003 and Dersingham Bog in 2010.

Verification Grade Comment: Mine: Easier if larva present

Mine: Moth needs to be reared and, in some cases, possibly dissected.

Recorded in 18 (26%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1980.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

Eriocrania sparrmannella  |  Eriocrania cicatricella >

Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/05/2020+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
28/05/2018+27TG12 - Aylsham
28/05/2018127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
22/05/2017+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
21/05/2017+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 9-12mm
Flight: April-May
Foodplant:   birch
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: R
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