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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Very rare resident.

Local Record: Grade 4 adult, 2 leaf-mine   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jul.

Forewing: 3mm.

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 recorded184020001840
Year last recorded200320002003
Number of records9120
Number of individuals216
Unique positions7116
Unique locations9120
Adult records318
Immature records204

For the region, we have a total of 20 records from 20 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1840.
 

Photos


0128 Phylloporia bistrigella 01
© Jenny Seawright

Species Account


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