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Parornix torquillella (Zeller, 1850)
previously: Deltaornix torquillella (Zeller, 1850)

(Blackthorn Slender)
15.0330 (B&F: 309)

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

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

A resident species, with larvae and adults usually occurring singly and occasionally sparingly across the region. Colonies are widespread in the West but apparently scarce in the East. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late May to mid-August. Larvae feed on sloe and wild plum. (Pratt, 2011)

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Distribution map for Deltaornix torquillella

(Distribution at 1km scale)

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Phenology chart for Deltaornix torquillella

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