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Phyllonorycter ulicicolella (Stainton, 1851)

Gorse Midget
15.0600 (B&F: 339)


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

Nationally Scarce B

Resident. Rare, and in danger of extinction in East Sussex; undetected in West Sussex since it was last listed in 1905.
Single-brooded, flying mainly during June and July, although this has yet to be confirmed in Sussex.
Larvae feed on (the bark of) gorse and dwarf gorse. (Pratt, 2011)

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Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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