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Phyllonorycter stettinensis (Nicelli, 1852)

Small Alder Midget
15.0790 (B&F: 357)

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


The first East Sussex specimen was encountered in Ashdown Forest in 1983. There have since been a few more East Sussex records all on the same foodplant – alder.
The initial West Sussex record was in St Leonards Forest in 1962. There have been several subsequent records – all on alder. (Pratt, 2011).

Phyllonorycter stettinensis (Nicelli, 1852)
Etchingham, 13 viii 2020
Photo: Caroline Moore

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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