Species Account

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Distribution


 
 

Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4 adult, 2 leaf-mine.   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 2-2.5mm.

Foodplant: Evergreen 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:

 VC9VC11Region
Year first recorded195320061953
Year last recorded200620062006
Number of records12126
Number of individuals4212
Unique positions10122
Unique locations9120
Adult records000
Immature records8118

For the region, we have a total of 26 records from 20 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1953.
 

Photos


0085 Stigmella suberivora 03 mine on Quercus ilex
© Dave Shenton
0085 Stigmella suberivora 02 on Quercus ilex
© Jenny Seawright
0085 Stigmella suberivora 01 on Quercus ilex
© Jenny Seawright

Species Account


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

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