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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 5-7mm.

Foodplant: Blackthorn, also Wild Cherry, Hawthorn, Apple, Pear and Rowan.

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 recorded188520021885
Year last recorded200920032009
Number of records24354
Number of individuals603126
Unique positions18240
Unique locations15234
Adult records12330
Immature records7014

For the region, we have a total of 54 records from 34 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.
 

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Species Account


For further information refer UK Moths.
Some records are of leafmines and larval cases. Refer leafmines.co.uk.
 

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