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Parornix devoniella
Hazel Parornix (Stainton, 1850)
Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae
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Photo © Stephen Youngs,  21/05/2015 - Hethersett

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Wingspan: 9-10m
Flight: Two Generations. May and Aug.
Foodplant:   Hazel
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: A
Hedgerows, woodland and scrub.

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

Leaf-mine: July, September
Squarish or triangular blotch, then two or three successive folds formed.

Determination by Genitalia Examination Required

Recorded in 49 (66%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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