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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Very rare resident.

Local Record: Grade 4 adult, 3 leaf-mine   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, May-Jun and Aug-Sep.

Forewing: 2.5mm.

Foodplant: Oak.

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 recorded20012001
Year last recorded20102010
Number of records1020
Number of individuals1734
Unique positions714
Unique locations612
Adult records00
Immature records1020

For the region, we have a total of 20 records from 12 sites. Earliest record on file is in 2001.


0086 Stigmella roborella 02 on Quercus
© Jenny Seawright
0086 Stigmella roborella 01 on Quercus
© Jenny Seawright

Species Account

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

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