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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Very scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3 adult, 2 leaf-mine   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jun.

Forewing: 5mm.

Foodplant: Apple.

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:

Year first recorded186220041862
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records18342
Number of individuals142068
Unique positions16236
Unique locations14232
Adult records7014
Immature records5316

For the region, we have a total of 42 records from 32 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1862.


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Species Account

Some records are of leafmines. Refer leafmines.co.uk.

For further information refer UK Moths.


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