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Immature stages

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Bucculatrix thoracella
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Bucculatrix ulmifoliae
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Bucculatrix ulmella
Oak Bent-wing

Zeller, 1848274 / 14.010
Norfolk status
Widespread and common.

Leaf-mine: July, September - October.
Short contorted gallery mine.

Very similar to Bucculatrix ulmifoliae, new to the UK in 2006, and recorded in Suffolk 2020.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 49 (71%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/02/2021127TG22 - Buxton
15/11/2020228TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
28/10/2020+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
28/10/2020127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
22/10/2020+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 7-8mm
Flight: Two Generations. Apr-June. Aug.
Foodplant:   Deciduous Oak (Hornbeam)
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: A
 Immature Adult
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