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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jun.

Forewing: 8-10mm.

Foodplant: Various deciduous trees and shrubs, including Hazel, Ash, Buckthorn, Rowan, Birch and Bilberry.

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 recorded188520031885
Year last recorded201020092010
Number of records604128
Number of individuals634134
Unique positions46296
Unique locations40284
Adult records494106
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 128 records from 84 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


1015 Eulia ministrana 05 larva on Myrica gale
© Jenny Seawright
1015 Eulia ministrana 04
© Marcus Lawson
1015 Eulia ministrana 03
© Marcus Lawson
1015 Eulia ministrana 02
© Tom Morris
1015 Eulia ministrana 01
© Terry Box, 08 Jun 2006

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