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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

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

Flight time: Two generations, May and Aug.

Forewing: 2mm.

Foodplant: Silver and Downy 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:

 VC9Region
Year first recorded18891889
Year last recorded20102010
Number of records1224
Number of individuals48
Unique positions1020
Unique locations1122
Adult records00
Immature records1020

For the region, we have a total of 24 records from 22 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1889.
 

Photos


0110 Stigmella betulicola 01
© Jenny Seawright

Species Account


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

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