Species Account

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Distribution


 
 

Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, May, Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 4mm.

Foodplant: Grey Alder.

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:

 VC9Region
Year first recorded20072007
Year last recorded20102010
Number of records36
Number of individuals105210
Unique positions36
Unique locations36
Adult records00
Immature records36

For the region, we have a total of 6 records from 6 sites. Earliest record on file is in 2007.
 

Photos


0344 Phyllonorycter strigulatella 01 mine on grey alder
© M Parsons/Butterfly Conservation

Species Account


Most records are of leafmines. Refer leafmines.co.uk.

For further information refer UK Moths.

 

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