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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

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

Flight time: May-Jun.

Forewing: 2mm.

Foodplant: Hawthorn.

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:

Year first recorded198319991983
Year last recorded200819992008
Number of records13128
Number of individuals11124
Unique positions12126
Unique locations12126
Adult records000
Immature records13026

For the region, we have a total of 28 records from 26 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1983.


0108 Stigmella crataegella 01 on Crataegus
© Jenny Seawright

Species Account

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

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