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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Very rare resident.

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

Flight time: Jun.

Forewing: 2-3mm.

Foodplant: Rosaceous trees, esp. hawthorn, 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 recorded199620031996
Year last recorded200620032006
Number of records8220
Number of individuals12228
Unique positions6216
Unique locations6216
Adult records000
Immature records8118

For the region, we have a total of 20 records from 16 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1996.


0029 Ectoedemia atricollis 01 tenanted mines on Hawthorn
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

For further information refer UK Moths.
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