Main: (Gracillariidae / Lithocolletinae)
15.060 [B&F: 0339] Phyllonorycter ulicicolella (Stainton, 1851)

 

Nationally scarce (Nb) on heathland, downland and grassland in the coastal counties of southern England, from Norfolk to Cornwall, and north-western England. In Hampshire recorded sparsely in both vice counties; first recorded from the Isle of Wight in 2020. Wingspan 6-7 mm. May be obtained by beating gorse bushes, it is seldom seen except as an adult. Larva mines spines of Gorse.

Flightime guide
StageJFM AMJ JAS OND
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Larval

Records Received By Year

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Phenology - Larval Records

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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC8 Wiltshire (Hants county)
West Park (SU11)10-Jul-2002oneGreen, David G Adult
VC10 Isle of Wight
St Helens (SZ68)19-Sep-2020nineBarden, Phil Mine
Hampstead (SZ49)23-Sep-2020fourBarden, Phil Mine
Hampstead (SZ49)23-Sep-2020twoBarden, Phil Mine
Whitecliff Bay (SZ68)01-Oct-2020fourBarden, Phil Mine
VC11 South Hampshire
Hilsea, Portsmouth (SU60)10-Jun-1989-Langmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)12-Jun-1989oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)09-Jun-1993oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Browndown (SZ59)18-Jun-1993twoLangmaid, John & Palmer, R M Adult
Southsea (SZ69)11-Jul-1996oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Winchester (SU43)14-Jun-2004oneCloyne, JAdult
Southsea (SZ69)29-Aug-2005oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Milkham Inclosure (SU10)05-Apr-2007-Green, David G Larval
Hale Purlieu (SU11)06-Apr-2007-Green, David G Larval
Hale Purlieu (SU11)06-Apr-2007-Green, David G Larval
Southsea (SZ69)02-Jun-2009oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
VC12 North Hampshire
Pamber Forest and Silchester Common SSSI (SU66)19-Jun-1996-Dobson, Tony Adult
Miles Hill (SU85)2000oneDenton, JSMine
Pamber Forest (SU66)22-Jun-2003oneDennis, GrahamAdult
Fleet (SU85)25-Mar-2005oneEdmunds, RDLarval

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