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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Very rare resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: April.

Forewing: 5mm.

Foodplant: Birch.

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 recorded194620061946
Year last recorded201020092010
Number of records5214
Number of individuals15438
Unique positions5214
Unique locations5214
Adult records114
Immature records216

For the region, we have a total of 14 records from 14 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1946.
 

Photos


0010 Eriocrania salopiella 01 leafmine on Betula
© Jenny Seawright

Species Account


For further information refer UK Moths.
For information on genitalia determination refer to Lepidoptera Dissection Group 2013 website for male and female.
Most records are of leafmines. Refer leafmines.co.uk
 

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