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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 3.5-4mm.

Foodplant: Birch.

IMPORTANT - Please note that the maps and accounts are provisional, subject to change and further update.  The whole dataset still needs to go through the final verification process and it is likely that a very small number of records will not satisfy the present requirements and there are other records that have not been formally submitted.  The information is for guidance only.

Record breakdown:

 VC9VC11Region
Year first recorded188519981885
Year last recorded201020002010
Number of records583122
Number of individuals1033212
Unique positions41388
Unique locations41388
Adult records47298
Immature records114

For the region, we have a total of 122 records from 88 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.
 

Photos


0415 Argyresthia retinella 01
© Tom Morris

Species Account


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