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15.029 (BF304)

Hazel Slender   

Parornix devoniella
Adult: 4
Leaf Mine: A
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

Larvae present June-July, September-April.  Mine: a gallery leading to a rectangular Phyllonorycter-type blotch.  Larva later folds a leaf margin upwards (sometimes downwards) and feeds inside it.  Adult flies May-June, July-August.

Larval foodplants



The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at an unknown site in Dumfriesshire by a person unknown prior to 1985 (BRC/MOGBI data), while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was of a leaf mine found on hazel at Clifton on 5th July 2014.

15 record(s) from 11 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2022 2022

 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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