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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3 adult, 2 leaf-mine   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun.

Forewing: 2.5-3.5mm.

Foodplant: Oak spp.

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 recorded195319931953
Year last recorded201020042010
Number of records15234
Number of individuals37074
Unique positions12228
Unique locations11226
Adult records000
Immature records14232

For the region, we have a total of 34 records from 26 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1953.


0037 Ectoedemia albifasciella 02
© Jenny Seawright
0037 Ectoedemia albifasciella 01 mine 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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