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Phyllonorycter sorbi (Frey, 1855)

(Rowan Midget)
15.0440 (B&F: 324)

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

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

Resident. In West Sussex larvae occur sparingly in a few woods in the north; in East Sussex the species has only been detected on Ashdown Forest.
Double-brooded, flying mainly from late April into May and again in August, although this has yet to be confirmed from Sussex experience.
Larvae feed on rowan. (Pratt, 2011)

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Distribution map for Phyllonorycter sorbi

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