Gracillariidae : Lithocolletinae
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Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Phyllonorycter quercifoliella
Common Oak Leaf-miner
Phyllonorycter platani
Plane Leaf-miner
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Phyllonorycter messaniella
Ilex Leaf-miner

(Zeller, 1846)321 / 15.040
=Garden Midget

Norfolk status
Widespread and common.
More or less continuously brooded.

Note the length of the wing streak barley reaches the middle of the wing. The streak in the similar Phyllonorycter quercifoliella extends to almost two-thirds.

Leaf-mine: March - April, July, October

Verification Grade Comment: Mine: Accept if on Evergreen Oak, if not then rear through

Recorded in 61 (82%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
13/06/2024227TM07Redgrave & Lopham Fen
01/06/2024+27TG11Horsford
28/05/2024128TF74Titchwell
06/05/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
05/05/2024128TF91Dereham 
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Wingspan: 7-9mm
Flight: all months of the year.
Foodplant:   Oak, Sweet Chestnut, Beech, Hornbeam, Birch, Plum, Apple
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: A
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