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Distribution


 
 

Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3 adult, 2 leaf-mine   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, May and Aug.

Forewing: 2-2.5mm.

Foodplant: Hazel and hornbeam.

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 recorded18851885
Year last recorded20102010
Number of records3774
Number of individuals2652
Unique positions3264
Unique locations3162
Adult records00
Immature records2448

For the region, we have a total of 74 records from 62 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.
 

Photos


0075 Stigmella floslactella 01 on Corylus
© Jenny Seawright

Species Account


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

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