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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: Two generations, Apr-May and Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 2-2.5mm.

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 recorded18891889
Year last recorded20102010
Number of records1938
Number of individuals1224
Unique positions1530
Unique locations1530
Adult records12
Immature records1326

For the region, we have a total of 38 records from 30 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1889.


0099 Stigmella hybnerella 01 on Crateagus
© Jenny Seawright

Species Account

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

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