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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 4.5mm.

Foodplant: Greater Stitchwort.

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 recorded189120081891
Year last recorded200820082008
Number of records5214
Number of individuals4926
Unique positions4110
Unique locations5112
Adult records000
Immature records228

For the region, we have a total of 14 records from 12 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1891.
 

Photos


0525 Coleophora solitariella 01 larval case on Stellaria
© Dave Shenton

Species Account


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

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