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Distribution


 
 

Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Very rare resident.

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

Flight time: July-Aug.

Forewing: 2-2.5mm.

Foodplant: Oak.

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 recorded196719531953
Year last recorded200519932005
Number of records5214
Number of individuals102
Unique positions5214
Unique locations4212
Adult records000
Immature records4110

For the region, we have a total of 14 records from 12 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1953.
 

Photos


0089 Stigmella basiguttella 01 leaf mines on Oak
© Dave Shenton

Species Account


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

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