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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: None

Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, May-Jun and Aug.

Forewing: 3-3.5mm.

Foodplant: Bramble.

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 recorded188519931885
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records13116294
Number of individuals14928354
Unique positions9711216
Unique locations789174
Adult records748164
Immature records477108

For the region, we have a total of 294 records from 174 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


0125 Emmetia marginea 03 leafmine Rubus fruticosus agg
© Jenny Seawright
0125 Emmetia marginea 02 leafmine Rubus fruticosus agg
© Jenny Seawright
0125 Emmetia marginea 01
© Tom Morris

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