15.025 Brown Birch Slender Parornix betulae (Stainton, 1854)

Family
Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae.
 
Status
Resident. Local.
 
Flight period
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VC72
First for Dumfries & Galloway was found at at an unknown site prior to 1978.
Other sites: None.
 
VC73
First was found at the Wood of Cree on 25th June 2005 during a Scottish Entomologists' meeting.
Other sites: Aucheninnes Moss near Dalbeattie.
 
VC74
First was trapped at Glassoch on 27th August 2013.
Other sites: None.
 
Life cycle
Bivoltine. Mine season is during June and August to September.
 
Larval foodplant
Birch.
 
Identification
 
 
Habitat
 
 
Recorders' notes
We would appreciate any further details of the Wood of Cree record regards age.
© Richard Mearns, Aucheninnes Moss, 2 May 2014

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