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15.086 (BF364)

Sycamore Midget   

Phyllonorycter geniculella
Adult: 2
Leaf Mine: A
Resident. Local.

Recording method

The only Phyllonorycter recorded as mining Sycamore.

Life cycle

Mines: June-July; August-September; October.  Adults fly April-May, July-August, August-October.

Larval foodplants



The first for Dumfries & Galloway was of a leaf-mine found at Whithorn, Wigtownshire, on 12th October 1958 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton, while the firsts for Dumfriesshire and Kirkcudbrightshire were found at unknown sites by persons unknown prior to 1985 (MOGBI data).

10 record(s) from 8 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2013 2014 2022
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 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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