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Parornix anglicella
Hawthorn Parornix (Stainton, 1850)
Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae
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Photo © James Emerson,  03/08/2020 - Whitlingham C.P.

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Wingspan: 9-11mm
Flight: Two Generations. Apr-May. Aug.
Foodplant:   Hawthorn, Wild Service-tree
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: A
Widespread and common.
Almost any habitat where the foodplant occurs.

Adults of all Paronix species are very similar and determination requires genital dissection or rearing of larvae.

Leaf-mine: July; August-September
Distictive Phyllonorycter-like mine, Later in two or more successive leaf cones.

Determination by Genitalia Examination Required

Recorded in 59 (80%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1970.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 10 Records
03/07/2024127TG32Neatishead / Barton Broad
03/07/2024428TL99Rockland St Peter
16/06/2024128TL99Little Ellingham
17/11/2023+27TM18Tivetshall St Margaret
12/11/2023+28TF62Wolferton / Sandringham
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