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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Very rare resident.

Local Record: Grade 4 adult, 3 leaf-mine   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 6-7.5mm.

Foodplant: Oak.

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 recorded18911891
Year last recorded20102010
Number of records816
Number of individuals1224
Unique positions510
Unique locations612
Adult records24
Immature records24

For the region, we have a total of 16 records from 12 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1891.


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Species Account

For further information refer UK Moths.
Refer leafmines.co.uk.

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