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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, May-Jun, Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 3-4mm.

Foodplant: Oxe-eye Daisy.

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:

 VC9Region
Year first recorded18451845
Year last recorded20102010
Number of records2244
Number of individuals2040
Unique positions1428
Unique locations1326
Adult records1632
Immature records00

For the region, we have a total of 44 records from 26 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1845.
 

Photos


0266 Bucculatrix nigricomella 03 tenanted mine
© Dave Shenton
0266 Bucculatrix nigricomella 02
© Dave Shenton
0266 Bucculatrix nigricomella 01
© Tom Morris

Species Account


For further information refer UK Moths.
Most records are of leafmines. Refer leafmines.co.uk.
 

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