Gracillariidae : Gracillariinae
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Photo © James Emerson,  24/10/2020 - Thetford Warren (Beechwoods)

Immature stages

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Parornix fagivora
Beech Slender

(Frey, 1861)302 / 15.026

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Not listed.

Recent Status: A rarely recorded species in Suffolk. Beech is not a common tree in Suffolk.

Life Style: The moth can be recorded during May and August. The larvae feed on Fagus.

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 8 (14%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2002.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/10/2020+26TL88 - Thetford
05/08/2020125TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
24/09/2017125TM45 - Aldeburgh/Orford
07/08/2017+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
26/06/2017+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
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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:   Beech, Hornbeam
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: L
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