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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Very rare resident.

Local Record: Grade G adult, 3 leaf-mines   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul.

Forewing: 2-2.5mm.

Foodplant: Apple

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 recorded18911891
Year last recorded20092009
Number of records714
Number of individuals48
Unique positions510
Unique locations510
Adult records00
Immature records48

For the region, we have a total of 14 records from 10 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1891.


0078 Stigmella incognitella 01 tenanted mine on Malus
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

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

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