Gracillariidae : Lithocolletinae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Ex mine on rowan, (S.W.) Malvern Hills, Worcestershire.

Immature stages

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Phyllonorycter sorbi
Rowan Midget

(Frey, 1855)324 / 15.044

Locally common where the food plants occur.

Sorbus aucuparia, S. aria and Prunus padus with larva feeding in June/July and September/October in a mine on the underside of a leaf.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 61 (44%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1897.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 7.5-8.5mm
Flight: Two generations, April / May and August
Foodplant:   Rowan, Bird-cherry, Common Whitebeam
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: L
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
10/11/20193VC40 - ShropshireSJ60 -
22/09/20191VC40 - ShropshireSJ40 -
13/09/2019+VC40 - ShropshireSJ51 -
07/09/20191VC40 - ShropshireSJ31 -
07/09/2019+VC40 - ShropshireSJ32 -
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