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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

Local Status: Very rare resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jun.

Forewing: 5mm.

Foodplant: Buckthorn and Alder Buckthorn.

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 recorded190519971905
Year last recorded199319971997
Number of records4110
Number of individuals012
Unique positions4110
Unique locations4110
Adult records012
Immature records102

For the region, we have a total of 10 records from 10 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1905.
 

Photos


0514 Coleophora ahenella 01 on Rhamnus
© Jenny Seawright

Species Account


For further information refer UK Moths.
Some records are of leafmines and larval cases. Refer leafmines.co.uk.
 

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