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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade G   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 3.5-5mm.

Foodplant: Alder, Hazel, Birch and Hornbeam.

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 recorded19921992
Year last recorded20102010
Number of records1428
Number of individuals1632
Unique positions1224
Unique locations1224
Adult records714
Immature records714

For the region, we have a total of 28 records from 24 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1992.


0512 Coleophora binderella 02 on Corylus
© Jenny Seawright
0512 Coleophora binderella 01 larval case on Alnus
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

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