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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, Jun-Jul., and Sep, overwinters to Spring.

Forewing: 5-7mm.

Foodplant: Crab 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 recorded182120031821
Year last recorded200920042009
Number of records41286
Number of individuals34272
Unique positions26256
Unique locations24252
Adult records32064
Immature records318

For the region, we have a total of 86 records from 52 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1821.


0389 Choreutis pariana (Apple Leaf Skeletonizer) 03 on Malus
© Jenny Seawright
0389 Choreutis pariana (Apple Leaf Skeletonizer) 02 on Malus
© Jenny Seawright
0389 Choreutis pariana (Apple Leaf Skeletonizer) 01
© Tom Morris

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