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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

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

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 2mm.

Foodplant: 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:

Year first recorded196719931967
Year last recorded201019932010
Number of records14130
Number of individuals11124
Unique positions11124
Unique locations12126
Adult records102
Immature records11124

For the region, we have a total of 30 records from 26 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1967.


0116 Stigmella lapponica 01 on Betula
© Jenny Seawright

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