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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul.

Forewing: 2-3mm.

Foodplant: Rosaceous plants.

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 recorded189119931891
Year last recorded201020042010
Number of records17238
Number of individuals7218
Unique positions11226
Unique locations12228
Adult records102
Immature records9222

For the region, we have a total of 38 records from 28 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1891.


0028 Ectoedemia angulifasciella 01 tenanted mine
© Dave Shenton

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