15.081 Red Hazel Midget Phyllonorycter nicellii (Stainton, 1851)

Family
Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae.
 
Status
Resident. Rare.
 
Flight period
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VC72
First for Dumfries & Galloway was of a leaf-mine found at Penpont on 12th October 1958 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton.
Other sites: Castle Wood at Caerlaverock.
 
VC73
First was of a leaf-mine found in the layby at Skreburn on 21st September 2013.
Other sites: None.
 
VC74
First was of a leaf-mine found at Kirkcolm on 24th September 2013.
Other sites: None.
 
Life cycle
Bivoltine. Mine season is during July and September to October.
 
Larval foodplant
Hazel.
 
Identification
 
 
Habitat
 
 
Recorders' notes
© Alison Robertson, Castle Wood, 7 September 2013
© Alison Robertson, Castle Wood, 7 September 2013

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