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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3 adult, 2 leaf-mine   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 1.5-2.5mm.

Foodplant: Pedunculate 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 recorded195319931953
Year last recorded200819932008
Number of records14130
Number of individuals8016
Unique positions14130
Unique locations13128
Adult records000
Immature records13128

For the region, we have a total of 30 records from 28 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1953.


0036 Ectoedemia quinquella 01 mines on Oak
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

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

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