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Parornix betulae
Brown Birch Slender

(Stainton, 1854)301 / 15.025

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Bred at Bentley and Ipswich in 1933 (Whit.); captured at Orford during July 1902 by Gibbs (Trans, i, 36).

Recent Status: Well recorded where birch grow in Suffolk.

Life Style: The moth has been recorded from April to October. The larvae feed on Betula.

Identification: More Info for Parornix species. More Info

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 26 (45%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1987.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/08/2020125TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
13/10/2019+26TL77 - Mildenhall
01/05/2019125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
25/07/2018125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
24/07/2018126TL96 - Thurston/Elmswell
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 9-10mm
Flight: Two Generations. May and Aug.
Foodplant:   Birch.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: L
 Immature Adult
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