Gracillariidae : Lithocolletinae
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Phyllonorycter kuhlweiniella
Scarce Oak Midget

(Zeller, 1839)319 / 15.038
Norfolk status
Scarce.

Scattered records in the past. Last recorded in Cambs in 1949 until 1982 when rediscovered to be well established in South Lopham area of Norfolk.

Two adults collected by day, resting on Oak tree trunks, at Syderstone Common (VC28) in April 2014. (D. Appleton, 24/04/14). Several more sightings in spring 2014. Three new site records in 2016.


Leaf-mine: similar but slightly larger than P. heegeriella

(=saportella)

Verification Grade Comment: Mine: Reared or puparium cremasters examined.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

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

Recorded in 20 (27%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1932.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/06/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
06/06/2021128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
02/06/2021128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
02/06/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
25/05/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 7.5-9mm
Flight: May. July - Aug.
Foodplant:   Oak
Nat Status: pRDB3
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3  Mine: R
 Immature Adult
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