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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Very rare resident.

Local Record: Grade 4 adult, 3 leaf-mine   See here for explanation

Flight time: Oct.

Forewing: 2mm.

Foodplant: 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 recorded18891889
Year last recorded20102010
Number of records816
Number of individuals48
Unique positions510
Unique locations510
Adult records00
Immature records48

For the region, we have a total of 16 records from 10 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1889.
 

Photos


0115 Stigmella alnetella 01 on Alnus cordata
© Jenny Seawright

Species Account


For further information refer UK Moths.
Most records are of leafmines. Refer leafmines.co.uk.
 

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