Gracillariidae : Gracillariinae
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Photo © Neil Sherman,  Mine on Rowan. Loch Rannoch, Perthshire, Scotland. September 2019

Immature stages

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Parornix finitimella
Pointed Slender
Parornix devoniella
Hazel Slender
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Parornix scoticella
Rowan Slender

(Stainton, 1850)305 / 15.030

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Bred by the Bishop from larvae at Ipswich 1931-5 (Entom 1937, p. 31).

Recent Status: A rare species in Suffolk.

Life Style: The moth can be recorded from April to September. The larvae feed on Sorbus aucuparia, S. aria, S. torminalis, Malus and Cotoneaster frigidus.

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 7 (12%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1931.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/10/20212025TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
18/08/2021126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
02/06/2021126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
02/08/2020+25TM35 - Snape/Tunstall
30/06/2016+25TG40 - Belton/Burgh Castle
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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:   Rowan, Common Whitebeam, Swedish Whitebeam, apple
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Mine: L
 Immature Adult
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2022. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2022. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2022
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