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Phyllonorycter strigulatella (Zeller, 1846)

Grey-alder Midget
15.0660 (B&F: 344)

Phyllonorycter rajella sensu auctt. nec (Linnaeus, 1758)

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


The only Sussex record of this Nationally Notable insect concerns the identification of a dozen larvae feeding on the undersides of leaves of a naturalised grey alder tree at Woods Mill on 19 August 2009, more being seen there one week later and on September 27th of the same year. (Pratt, 2011)

Phyllonorycter strigulatella (Lienig & Zeller, 1846)
mine on Grey Alder
Hampshire, 18 x 2012
Photo: Tony Davis

Distribution at 1km scale

No adult records

Phenology (larval)

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