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Phyllonorycter rajella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common Alder Midget
15.0670 (B&F: 345)

Synonym(s):
Phyllonorycter alnifoliella (Hübner, 1796)


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

Common

Resident. Larvae occur singly or sparingly in a few deciduous woods in both vice-counties.
Double-brooded, flying mainly during May and August, sometimes from late April.
Larvae feed on alder. (Pratt, 2011)

Phyllonorycter rajella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Etchingham, 26 vi 2020
Photo: Caroline Moore

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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