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Phyllonorycter sorbi (Frey, 1855)

Rowan Midget
15.0440 (B&F: 324)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Gracillarioidea
    »Family: Gracillariidae
      »Subfamily: Lithocolletinae
        »Tribe: Phalacropterygini

Common

Resident. In West Sussex larvae occur sparingly in a few woods in the north; in East Sussex the species has only been detected on Ashdown Forest.
Double-brooded, flying mainly from late April into May and again in August, although this has yet to be confirmed from Sussex experience.
Larvae feed on rowan. (Pratt, 2011)

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Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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